unbreathed

[ uhn-breethd ]

adjective
  1. not breathed: unbreathed air.

  2. not disclosed; uncommunicated, as a secret.

Origin of unbreathed

1
First recorded in 1580–90; un-1 + breathed

Words Nearby unbreathed

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How to use unbreathed in a sentence

  • Such an unexpected echo of her own unbreathed words startled Althea like an electric shock.

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  • Then Khoda Dad Khan, eloquent and unbreathed, for he had taken no part in the fight, rose to improve the occasion.

    Life's Handicap | Rudyard Kipling
  • There is also the formless, unbreathed word of mood and dream and passion.

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  • Above their heads the wind thrummed and whistled in the rigging, and the clean, unbreathed odour of the sea was salt and bracing.

  • His secret passion, unbreathed to any ear on earth, had been a prayer heard in heaven!