out of breath.
having wind or breath of a specified kind (usually used in combination): short-winded; broken-winded.
You can debunk something, but why can’t you bunk something?As readers, we recognize prefixes, like dis-, in-, non- and un-, as expressing negation. We immediately know that “unfair” means “not fair.” However, there are some clear exceptions to these rules. Such anomalies can cause confusion for a few reasons. For one, the prefix in- also literally means in, such as inquire, inclose, and insure. The word impromptu for instance comes directly from the Latin …
- windfall tax,
Origin of winded
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Examples from the Web for unwinded
And Uncle Dick chased it, and nen it unwinded itself and creeped under a big rock.Her Prairie Knight|B.M. Sinclair, AKA B. M. Bower
out of breath, as from strenuous exercise
(in combination) having breath or wind as specifiedbroken-winded; short-winded
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