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Origin of breathless
OTHER WORDS FROM breathlessbreath·less·ly, adverbbreath·less·ness, noun
Words nearby breathless
Example sentences from the Web for breathless
Suddenly, you are crying, breathless, raging, and on quieter days just going through the motions.
At his shows, I remember there being a hushed, breathless anticipation as we waited to see which song Smith would play next.‘Heaven Adores You’ Is More Celebratory Than Salacious About Elliott Smith|Rachel Kramer Bussel|June 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The community in which you were raised does not gather around the television set every four years for a solid, breathless month.
After a breathless waiting period in which the infected were quarantined, none of the six fell ill.Already Deadly in Africa, Could Ebola Hit America Next?|Scott Bixby|April 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It is not apprehension, it is rather a breathless expectancy—of what, God knows!Read ‘The King in Yellow,’ the ‘True Detective’ Reference That’s the Key to the Show|Robert W. Chambers|February 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The two argued from ten in the morning until five in the afternoon, a great crowd listening all the time with breathless interest.William Penn|George Hodges
It was a breathless afternoon; beyond the city the blue hills seemed to float and quiver in mid-air.Pharos, The Egyptian|Guy Newell Boothby
I discoursed (as I suppose) with a certain eloquence; my companion sat listening, breathless.Four Meetings|Henry James
Sylvia turned to her father with breathless inquiry in her eyes.For the Term of His Natural Life|Marcus Clarke
He started into a breathless run when Hannah's battle whoop reached him on the still air.The Northern Iron|George A. Birmingham