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Definition of Breathless

Breathless

  1. Spent with labor or violent action; out of breath.
  2. Not breathing; holding the breath, on account of fear, expectation, or intense interest; attended with a holding of the breath; as, breathless attention.
  3. Dead; as, a breathless body.

Breathless Quotations

Most men pursue pleasure with such breathless haste that they hurry past it.
Soren Kierkegaard

Breathless, we flung us on a windy hill, Laughed in the sun, and kissed the lovely grass.
Rupert Brooke

People are so wonderful that a photographer has only to wait for that breathless moment to capture what he wants on film.
Weegee

I live my life, breathless... A life of constant motion and excitement. A life that many will envy and most would avoid!
Eric Burdon

In these days when science is clearly in the saddle and when our knowledge of disease is advancing at a breathless pace, we are apt to forget that not all can ride and that he also serves who waits and who applies what the horseman discovers.
Harvey Cushing
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Breathless Translations

breathless in Dutch is ademloos, amechtig, buiten adem
breathless in German is atemlos
breathless in Spanish is jadeante
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