heart-stopping

adjective
heart-stop·​ping | \ ˈhärt-ˌstä-piŋ How to pronounce heart-stopping (audio) \

Definition of heart-stopping

: extremely shocking or exciting a heart-stopping adventure heart-stopping views

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heart-stoppingly adverb
a heart-stoppingly suspenseful film a heart-stoppingly beautiful view

First Known Use of heart-stopping

1888, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of heart-stopping was in 1888

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“Heart-stopping.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/heart-stopping. Accessed 18 Jun. 2021.

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heart-stopping

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of heart-stopping

: extremely shocking or exciting

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