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shortness of breath (ˈʃɔːtnɪs əv brɛθ) 



  1. (pathology) dyspnea; breathing difficulties   ⇒ She described her symptoms as shortness of breath, pain in the chest and frequent flushings.

Example Sentences Including 'shortness of breath'

"But I experienced some chest pains which got progressively worse and also had shortness of breath.
Belfast Telegraph (2003)
He left Railton's cement works in 1979. ``I went back to the doctor in 1994 complaining of shortness of breath.
The Mercury, Sunday Tasmanian (2004)
He was admitted to hospital on Friday after suffering a high temperature, respiratory problems and shortness of breath.
New Zealand Herald (2003)
Rapid heartbeat, shortness of breath , fatigue and dizziness were prominent.
British Medical Journal (2002)
Three years ago I started having pains in my chest and shortness of breath.
Bovey, Shelley The Forbidden Body


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