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Meaning of "gnashing" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF GNASHING

gnashing  [ˈnæʃɪŋ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF GNASHING

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Gnashing is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES GNASHING MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of gnashing in the English dictionary

The definition of gnashing in the dictionary is the act of grinding as in pain or anger. Other definition of gnashing is the act of chewing food by grinding the teeth.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH GNASHING


Bible-bashing
ˈbaɪbəlˌbæʃɪŋ
bushbashing
ˈbʊʃˌbæʃɪŋ
crashing
ˈkræʃɪŋ
dashing
ˈdæʃɪŋ
earbashing
ˈɪəˌbæʃɪŋ
flashing
ˈflæʃɪŋ
geocaching
ˈdʒiːəʊˌkæʃɪŋ
lashing
ˈlæʃɪŋ
nonce-bashing
ˈnɒnsˌbæʃɪŋ
razor-slashing
ˈreɪzəˌslæʃɪŋ
slashing
ˈslæʃɪŋ
smashing
ˈsmæʃɪŋ
thrashing
ˈθræʃɪŋ
tongue-lashing
ˈtʌŋlæʃɪŋ
upflashing
ʌpˈflæʃɪŋ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE GNASHING

gnamma hole
gnaphalium
gnar
gnarl
gnarled
gnarly
gnash
gnasher
gnashers
gnashingly
gnat
gnat´s piss
gnatcatcher
gnathal
gnathic
gnathion
gnathite
gnathonic
gnathonical
gnathonically

WORDS THAT END LIKE GNASHING

anything
astonishing
blushing
bushing
crushing
Cushing
diminishing
distinguishing
finishing
flourishing
flushing
fly-fishing
nourishing
Pershing
phishing
publishing
punishing
pushing
ravishing
refreshing
washing

Synonyms and antonyms of gnashing in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «gnashing» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF GNASHING

Find out the translation of gnashing to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of gnashing from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «gnashing» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

咬牙切齿
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

crujir
570 millions of speakers

English

gnashing
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

पीसना
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

صرير
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

скрежет
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

ranger
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

Gnashing
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

grincements
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Gnashing
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

knirschen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

歯ぎしり
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

울며
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Gnashing
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

nghiến
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

அங்கலாய்ப்பது
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

कडक टीका
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

gıcırdayan
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

stridore
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

zgrzytanie
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

скрегіт
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

scrâșnirea
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

gnashing
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

gekners
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

gnashing
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

tenners
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of gnashing

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «GNASHING»

The term «gnashing» is regularly used and occupies the 104.477 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «GNASHING» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about gnashing

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GNASHING»

Discover the use of gnashing in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to gnashing and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Four Views on Hell
verse has something to do with the “fiery furnace” in Matthew where “there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth.” The people listening to Jesus, and later reading the New Testament record of his sayings, were well acquainted with the idea of ...
William Crockett, John F. Walvoord, Zachary J. Hayes, 2010
2
Dictionary of Biblical Imagery
Another graphic image from Scripture is that of "gnashing of teeth." In the OT the emphasis is on enemies who grind their teeth as a taunt and as a sign of derision . The ungodly gnash their teeth at the stumbling and defenseless (Ps 35:16), ...
Leland Ryken, James C. Wilhoit, Tremper Longman III, 2010
3
Willmington's Guide to the Bible
"But the children of the kingdom shall be cast out into outer darkness: there shall be weeping and gnashing of teeth" (Mt. 8:12). "Then said the king to the servants, Bind him hand and foot, and take him away, and cast him into outer darkness; ...
H. L. Willmington, 1981
4
The Tooth Gnashing Witch
Based on a traditional Turkish-Russian tale, three brothers ignore their mother's warnings and enter a mysterious forest looking for the witches house.
Tina Meroto, 2007
5
Begat: The King James Bible and the English Language
The modern expression is weeping and wailing and gnashing ofteeth, but that exact combination is nowhere to be found in the Bible. Rather, we get various pairings all expressing the idea oftotal misery. Matthew provides us with weeping and ...
David Crystal, 2010
6
Heaven and Its Wonders and Hell, from Things Heard and Seen
WHAT HELL FIRE IS, AND GNASHING OF TEETH. 566. What eternal fire is and gnashing of teeth, which are mentioned in the Word as the portion of those who are in hell, has as yet been known to scarcely any one, by reason that mankind ...
Emanuel Swedenborg, 1892
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Swedenborg's Works: Heaven and Hell
WHAT HELL FIRE IS, AND GNASHING OF TEETH. 566. What eternal fire is and gnashing of teeth, which are mentioned in the Word as the portion of those who are in hell, has as yet been known to scarcely any one, by reason that mankind ...
Emanuel Swedenborg, 1907
8
Theological Works: Heaven and its wonders and hell
WHAT HELL FIRE IS, AND GNASHING OF TEETH. 566. WHAT eternal fire is and gnashing of teeth, which are mentioned in the Word as the portion of those who are in hell, has as yet been known to scarcely any one, by reason that mankind ...
Emanuel Swedenborg, 1907
9
Heave and Hell: A 2011 Abridged Edition
Eternal fire and the gnashing of teeth are mentioned in scripture with reference to those who are in hell. Yet most remain unaware of what these mean, because the Bible has been understood in a literal way, with little understanding of its ...
Emanuel Swedenborg, 2011
10
The Function of Weeping and Gnashing of Teeth in Matthew's ...
In this book, I have attempted to answer not only what is the meaning of this unique phrase, but also, what theological function does this apocalyptic judgment phrase serve in the theology of Matthew.
Zoltan Erdey, 2013

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «GNASHING»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term gnashing is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Joan Jett And Cherie Currie Speak Out On Bandmate Jackie Fuch's …
Jackie described it as “a date rape-type situation” performed in front of spectators as Fowley “played to the crowd, gnashing his teeth and ... «UPROXX, Jul 15»
2
Scots strengthen Walker Cup claim with European victory
Two years ago, there was much muttering and gnashing of teeth when the GB&I line-up was devoid of any Scottish presence. It was the first ... «Herald Scotland, Jul 15»
3
Djokovic Defeats Federer, Defends Wimbledon Wins Ninth Slam
... primal scream therapy, tearing off his shirt, gnashing his teeth and barking at his box bare-chested while the veins in his neck bulged visibly. «Tennis Now, Jul 15»
4
THEATER: 'Sense and Sensibility' navigates some choppy waters
... seemed unnecessarily long — actors on stage, furniture in place, standing in darkness while the teeth-gnashing Baroque bumper music bumped on and on. «Kitsap Sun, Jul 15»
5
EDITORIAL & OPINION/RANDOM thoughts
Speaking of bullying, it was interesting to witness the histrionics, the finger pointing, the crying, wailing and gnashing of teeth - minus the ... «Thesangerherald, Jul 15»
6
ICYMI: Walking In Nature And How To Get Picky Eaters To Try New …
On the bed, Fowley played to the crowd, gnashing his teeth and growling like a dog as he raped Jackie. He got up at one point to strut around ... «Huffington Post, Jul 15»
7
John Dwyer keeps Thee Oh Sees new and strange
The album that Dwyerheads are really gnashing their teeth for is Thee Oh Sees' “Mutilator Defeated at Last.” This is the 13th release for this ... «SFGate, Jul 15»
8
Books that changed me: Jane Cornwell
My best friend Serena and I were always re-enacting key scenes in class: beating our breasts, gnashing our teeth, pillaging each other's pens, ... «Sydney Morning Herald, Jul 15»
9
Don't cry over a wet drawing
After a little initial screaming and gnashing of teeth, not a word was uttered that night at the Ballard home. All that was heard was the sound of a ... «Macon Telegraph, Jul 15»
10
Letter: Decision executive order "protects" us from offers every …
Those of us who stood for the right things for such a long time now get a front row seat to the gnashing, clawing, desperate last gasps of a ... «Topeka Capital Journal, Jul 15»

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