breathless - definition and synonyms

adjective 

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/ˈbreθləs/
  1. 1
    breathing very fast and hard, for example after exercising

    She was breathless after running up the stairs.

  2. 3
    mainly literary exciting or impressive

    Washington plays the part with breathless confidence.

    the breathless pace of change

  3. 4
    hot and without fresh air

    a crowded breathless room

derived words

breathlessly

adverb

breathlessness

noun [uncountable]