What is another word for stooping?

Pronunciation: [stˈuːpɪŋ] (IPA)

Stooping is a word used to describe the act of bending one's body forward and downward. There are many synonyms for stooping that can be used to convey a similar meaning. Some common synonyms include bowing, crouching, squatting, leaning, hunching, and bending. These words can be used to describe a variety of physical actions and can often be paired with adjectives to add more detail. For example, one might say "she was stooping low to pick up the fallen book," or "he was crouching down to tie his shoelaces." Whatever the situation may be, there are many effective synonyms for the word stooping that can be used to describe a bending action with clarity and precision.

What are the opposite words for stooping?

Stooping is an action of bending one's body, especially the upper part, forward and downward. Its antonyms are words that indicate the opposite of stooping, which is standing upright or extending the back. Some antonyms of stooping are stretching, towering, and rising. Standing tall with shoulders back and head high are common antonyms of stooping. To avoid stooping, we must consciously improve our posture and build strong core muscles. This will help prevent lower back pain and maintain good spinal alignment. Furthermore, keeping a healthy lifestyle by exercising and eating nutrient-rich foods also helps to prevent stooping.

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Usage examples for Stooping

Having given His answer His eye again falls, His former stooping attitude is resumed.
"The Expositor's Bible: The Gospel of St. John, Vol. I"
Marcus Dods
Slowly he let her slide to the ground and thrust the little case in his pocket, and stooping, kissed the child.
"The Eye of Dread"
Payne Erskine
He rose from stooping above her and looked back.
"The Eye of Dread"
Payne Erskine

Famous quotes with Stooping

  • We came to a tree which was still bare, and on which the birds were singing out gaily in the morning, without any fear of us. Then stooping over like an Indian on the hunt, my companion placed a pebble in the leather of his sling and stretched it. Obeying his peremptory glance I did the same, with frightful twinges of conscience, vowing firmly that I would shoot when he did. At that very moment the church bells began to sound, mingling with the song of the birds in the sunshine. It was the warning bell that came a half-hour before the main bell. For me it was a voice from heaven. I threw the sling down, scaring the birds away, so that they were safe from my companion's sling, and fled home. And ever afterwards when the bells of Holy Week ring out amidst the leafless trees in the sunshine I remember with moving gratitude how they rang into my heart at that time the commandment: Thou shalt not kill.
    Albert Schweitzer
  • she leads much too sedentary a life, and is continually sitting stooping either over a book or over her desk – it is with difficulty one can prevail on her to take a walk or induce her to converse
    Anne Brontë
  • A while she stood Transformed by grief to marble, and appeared Her own pale monument; but when she breathed The secret anguish of her wounded soul, So moving were the plaints! they would have soothed The stooping falcon to suspend his flight, And spare his morning prey.
    Elijah Fenton
  • As the years pass, the number of those we can communicate with diminishes. When there is no longer anyone to talk to, at last we will be as we were before stooping to a name.
    Emil Cioran
  • Button-cute, rapier-keen, wafer-thin and pauper-poor is S.J. Perelman, whose tall, stooping figure is better known to the twilit half-world of five continents than to Publishers' Row. That he possesses the power to become invisible to finance companies; that his laboratory is tooled up to manufacture Frankenstein-type monsters on an incredible scale; and that he owns one of the rare mouths in which butter has never melted are legends treasured by every schoolboy.
    S. J. Perelman

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