16 synonyms found


[stˈa͡ɪfə͡lz], [stˈa‍ɪfə‍lz], [s_t_ˈaɪ_f_əl_z]


demotivates (verb)

curbs, dampens, daunts, de-motivates, depresses, deters, discourages, disheartens, disinclines, dissuades, frustrates, hampers, hinders, impedes, paralyzes, throttles.

Rhymes for Stifles:

  1. trifles, rifles;

Quotes for Stifles:

  1. On this narrow planet, have only choice between two unknown worlds. One of tempts us- a dream, to live in that! - other stifles us at first breath. Sidonie Gabrielle Colette.
  2. death tax destroys family businesses and stifles investment that leads to increases in jobs and personal income. As a result, 70 percent of family businesses are passed on to next generation and 87 percent do make to third generation. Jennifer Dunn.
  3. Punishing honest mistakes stifles creativity. I want people moving and shaking earth and going to make mistakes. Ross Perot.