Synonyms of burning in English:

burning


See definition of burning

adjective

1‘a burning house’

SYNONYMS

blazing, flaming, aflame, fiery, flaring, ignited, glowing, red-hot, flickering, smouldering

scorching, raging, roaring, live

ANTONYMS

extinguished

2‘the burning desert sands’

SYNONYMS

extremely hot, red-hot, unbearably hot, baking, baking hot, blazing, blazing hot, flaming, fiery, blistering, scorching, searing, sweltering, torrid, tropical, like an oven, like a furnace, like a blowtorch

parching, withering

North American broiling

informal baking, boiling, boiling hot, roasting, sizzling

ANTONYMS

freezing

3‘a burning desire to win’

SYNONYMS

intense, passionate, deep-seated, profound, wholehearted, strong, powerful, forceful, vigorous, ardent, urgent, fervent, fervid, fierce, earnest, eager, keen, enthusiastic, zealous, fanatical, frantic, consuming, extreme, acute, raging, blazing, uncontrollable

literary perfervid, passional

4‘the burning issues of the day’

SYNONYMS

important, crucial, significant, prevalent, pertinent, relevant, topical, current, contemporary, of interest, active, live, controversial, urgent, pressing, compelling, critical, vital, lively, essential, acute, pivotal, climacteric