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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blistering, breakneck, brisk, dizzy, fast, fleet, fleet-footed, flying, galloping, hasty, hot, lightning, nippy, quick, rapid, rapid-fire, rattling, snappy, speedy, splitting, swift, whirlwind, zippy;
: unable to take enough air into your lungs : breathing very hard because you are trying to get more air
: full of emotion
: very fast
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