non·​breath·​ing ˌnän-ˈbrē-t͟hiŋ How to pronounce nonbreathing (audio)
: not breathing
a nonbreathing patient
a nonbreathing fabric

Word History

First Known Use

1838, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of nonbreathing was in 1838

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Cite this Entry

“Nonbreathing.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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