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English definition of “strangled”

strangled

adjective [usually before noun]     /ˈstræŋ.ɡl̩d/
describes a weak, high, interrupted sound made by an extremely frightened or worried and nervous person: It came again, a strangled cry from the room next door.Describing qualities of the human voice
(Definition of strangled adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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