Synonyms of 'panting'
1 out of breath
She collapsed, panting, at the top of the stairs.
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If you are anxious to do something or anxious that something should happen, you very much want to do it or very much want it to happen.
He is anxious that there should be no delay.
If you are breathless, you have difficulty in breathing properly, for example because you have been running or because you are afraid or excited.
I was a little breathless and my heartbeat was fast.
Thesaurus for panting from the Collins English Thesaurus
→ another name for pant (sense 5 )