Definition of 'breathless'
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Example sentences containing 'breathless'
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It can make you sweat too, or feel dizzy or breathless. The Sun (2016)I am quite breathless with excitement, or possibly contempt. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There are those where the sheer quality of the illustrations leaves me a little breathless. Times, Sunday Times (2011)There has been so much that we are allowed to feel slightly breathless. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Today this leaves me breathless with hope. Christianity Today (2000)Wales showed their own turn of pace with a breathless attack. Times, Sunday Times (2009)You have to make your voice sound breathless. The Sun (2010)The story is told at a breathless pace. Times, Sunday Times (2007)You probably avoid endurance activity such as running and cycling because it is tough and leaves you breathless. Times, Sunday Times (2012)No breathless hush at the Oval this time round. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The air is charged with the breathless anticipation of 40,000 spectators. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We were breathless, and getting cold. Times, Sunday Times (2010)They turned to me, breathless with excitement. Times, Sunday Times (2008)After three incredible runs our group is breathless, excited and itching for more. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The schedule: you could get breathless just reading the daily timetable. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Why do we feel breathless? Times, Sunday Times (2010)And so to the main course, and a build-up of breathless anticipation. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He was - breathless excitement now - in the building! Times, Sunday Times (2015)The teams and the crowd, by then about two thirds full, stood in breathless hush for a minute before play. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The staff are happy and helpful, a little breathless and lost, as if their last job was selling lemonade from the front garden. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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Used Occasionally. breathless is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'breathless'
British English: breathless ADJECTIVE
If you are breathless, you have difficulty in breathing properly, because you have been running, for example.
I was breathless after the race.
Definition of breathless from the Collins English Dictionary
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