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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

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

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

A true leader always keeps an element of surprise up his sleeve, which others cannot grasp but which keeps his public excited and breathless.
Charles de Gaulle

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

To see him there lifeless and breathless was very emotional for me. But I held myself together because I knew he's very much alive in his spirit, and that was just a shell. But I kissed him on his forehead, and I hugged him, and I touched him and I said, 'Michael, I'll never leave you. You'll never leave me.'
Jermaine Jackson
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Breathless Translations

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