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breath·less / ˈbre[unvoicedth]lis/ • adj. gasping for breath, typically due to exertion: the climb left me breathless. ∎  short of breath or appearing this way because of excitement or other strong feelings: a breathless story about risking death to steal the truth. ∎  (of the air or weather) unstirred by a wind or breeze; stiflingly still: the warm, breathless air. DERIVATIVES: breath·less·ly adv. breath·less·ness n.

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Breathless

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"Breathless." International Dictionary of Films and Filmmakers. . Encyclopedia.com. 19 Oct. 2017 <http://www.encyclopedia.com>.

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"Breathless." International Dictionary of Films and Filmmakers. . Retrieved October 19, 2017 from Encyclopedia.com: http://www.encyclopedia.com/movies/dictionaries-thesauruses-pictures-and-press-releases/breathless