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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

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

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

Dance with a girl three times, and if you like the light of her eye and the tone of voice with which she, breathless, answers your little questions about horseflesh and music about affairs masculine and feminine, then take the leap in the dark.
Anthony Trollope

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