overbreathing

noun
over·​breath·​ing | \ ˌō-vər-ˈbrē-t͟hiŋ How to pronounce overbreathing (audio) \

Definition of overbreathing

: hyperventilation Beta-blocking drugs … are helpful in controlling overbreathing.— Paul Donohue

Other Words from overbreathing

overbreathe \ ˌō-​vər-​ˈbrēt͟h How to pronounce overbreathing (audio) \ intransitive verb overbreathed; overbreathing
He often overbreathes during a panic attack.

First Known Use of overbreathing

1919, in the meaning defined above

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“Overbreathing.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/overbreathing. Accessed 1 Aug. 2021.

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