Definition of breathless
- breathless in anticipation
- go at a breathless pace
- a breathless schedule
They were breathless with anticipation.
I watched them in breathless wonder.
She describes the scene in breathless prose.
He drove at a breathless pace.
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having a quality expressive of sadness
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