breathlessness love

Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The state of being breathless or out of breath.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The state of being breathless or out of breath.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The state of being breathless or out of breath with exertion; difficulty in breathing.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a dyspneic condition

Etymologies

From breath + -less + -ness (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • As I grew older, I learned to delay my obedience, but each moment cost me dear-in breathlessness, nausea, dizziness, and other complaints.

    Excerpt: Ella Enchanted by Gail Carson Levine

  • It is, isn't it? inquired the Dentist in breathlessness, when the young stomachs of the young explorers had bitten the dust for some yards further.

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  • The aim of treatment for asthma is to keep you from getting asthma symptoms, such as breathlessness or coughing fits.

    Computer program helps people get the upper hand with asthma symptoms

  • I'm serious, i received many msges from meiying abt her 'breathlessness' thingy. (probably cause of my own breathlessness problem, pple will start coming to me for explanations if they get it as well)

    yanxious Diary Entry

  • Circulatory failure, evidenced by definite symptoms such as breathlessness, pain, and signs of congestive failure (engorged neck veins, enlarged liver, edema, as well as dyspnea).

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  • Currently, physicians 'care decisions are guided primarily by patient-reported symptoms such as breathlessness, reduced exercise capacity, swelling of the ankles, fatigue and weakness.

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  • The Canadian Thoracic Society guidelines recommend spirometry for everyone over 40 who smokes, or has smoked, and has a symptom such as breathlessness, wheezing, cough or persistent phlegm.

    The Globe and Mail - Home RSS feed

  • The closer people live to a main road, the more likely they are to suffer from respiratory symptoms such as breathlessness and wheezing, a new study from Switzerland shows.

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  • Shawna Dawson speaks with the hurried breathlessness of a woman always dashing from one event to the next; unlike your run-of-the-mill socialite can that word even apply any more in a world of cocaine misdemeanors and grainy sex tapes? however, Dawson is typically the one planning the fĂȘte -- currently, this upcoming weekend's Artisanal LA.

    Alexis C. Jolly: Artisanal LA: Shawna Dawson's Local, Sustainable, and Handmade Wonderland

  • There is a high-voltage electricity in his vibrato, a breathlessness that keeps you endlessly listening; but his playing also has a sensitivity and a generosity of spirit that makes his sound instantly recognisable.

    The artist's artist: cellists

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