Breathless meaning

brĕth'lĭs
Breathing with difficulty; gasping.

Was breathless from running.

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Having no air or breeze; still.

A breathless summer day.

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Excited or tense, often to the point of holding the breath.

A breathless audience.

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Tense or exciting, often in causing or being characterized by holding of the breath.

Breathless anticipation.

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Not breathing; without breath.
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Dead.
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Without breath.
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No longer breathing; dead.
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Out of breath; panting or gasping.
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Unable to breathe easily because of excitement, fear, etc.
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Of or characteristic of writing having a light, superficial, or dramatic, fast-paced style intended to excite the interest of the reader.
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Still and heavy, as the air; stifling.
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That makes one hold one's breath (with excitement etc.).
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Not breathing; apparently dead.
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Having no wind; still, calm or airless.
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Origin of breathless

breath +‎ -less