second wind noun
: a feeling of new energy that allows you to continue to do something after you had begun to feel tired
: renewed energy or endurance
Examples of SECOND WIND
- The sight of the finish line gave the runners a second wind.
- He suddenly got his second wind and was able to complete the project on time.
First Known Use of SECOND WIND
second wind noun (Medical Dictionary)
: recovered full power of respiration after the first exhaustion during exertion due to improved heart action
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