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 Dictionary entry overview: What does stewing mean? 

STEWING (noun)
  The noun STEWING has 2 senses:

1. an extreme state of worry and agitation
2. cooking in a liquid that has been brought to a boil

  Familiarity information: STEWING used as a noun is rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

STEWING (noun)

Sense 1stewing [BACK TO TOP]


An extreme state of worry and agitation

Classified under:

Nouns denoting feelings and emotions

Context example:

his stewing over the fight kept him awake most of the night

Hypernyms ("stewing" is a kind of...):

agitation (the feeling of being agitated; not calm)

Sense 2stewing [BACK TO TOP]


Cooking in a liquid that has been brought to a boil

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions


simmering; boiling; stewing

Hypernyms ("stewing" is a kind of...):

cookery; cooking; preparation (the act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "stewing"):

decoction ((pharmacology) the extraction by boiling of water-soluble drug substances)

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