Definition of breathless

Scrabble & Words with friends points


  • breathless is a valid Scrabble US word with a point value of 15
  • breathless is a valid Scrabble UK word with a point value of 15
  • breathless is a valid Words with friends word with a point value of 16

Definition of breathless


  • not breathing or able to breathe except with difficulty (adjective)

    Examples

    1. breathless at thought of what I had done
    2. breathless from running
    3. followed the match with breathless interest

    Synonyms

    1. dyspneal
    2. dyspneic
    3. dyspnoeal
    4. dyspnoeic
  • tending to cause suspension of regular breathing (adjective)

    Examples

    1. a breathless flight

    Synonyms

    1. breathtaking
  • appearing dead; not breathing or having no perceptible pulse (adjective)

    Synonyms

    1. inanimate
    2. pulseless

See definition of breathless in Merriam Webster

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