breathlessness breathlessness

Definition(s):

  • (n) a dyspneic condition

Synonym(s)

sob

Usage(s):

  1. Told with faux breathlessness, it reads at times like a quickly compiled clip job.
  2. Federal breathlessness notwithstanding, plenty of fish experts are wondering what all the fuss is about.
  3. Newspaper readers, who were following developments with a chronic serial-reader breathlessness, could hardly wait to see what the investigators would uncover next.

News

  1. Kathleen Parker: Privacy in a digital world thing of the past

    At a party a few years ago, a young reporter bounded over to my cluster of social nodders and, with the breathlessness of a born tweeter, chirped: 'What's the new hot thing?!'
    on June 21, 2013     Source: The Oshkosh Northwestern

  2. Kathleen Parker: Anonymity lost to online world

    At a party a few years ago, a young reporter bounded over to my cluster of social nodders and, with the breathlessness of a born tweeter, chirped: "What's the new hot thing?" Without disturbing my mascara, I replied: "Anonymity." She looked befuddled.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: The Topeka Capital-Journal

  3. KATHLEEN PARKER: Googling ourselves to death

    At a party a few years ago, a young reporter bounded over to my cluster of social nodders and, with the breathlessness of a born tweeter, chirped: "What's the new hot thing?!"
    on June 20, 2013     Source: The Biloxi Sun Herald

Quotes

  1. "In the last 24 to 48 hours his condition has marginally improved but he is still in a critical state. He was admitted on August 14 with symptoms of fever, breathlessness and signs of pneumonia. He tested positive for swine flu and on evening of...
    on Aug 17, 2009 By: Ram Manohar Lohia Source: Press Trust of India

  2. "I'd put my breathlessness down to asthma which I've had all my life," says Ricky. "If Rita hadn't mentioned it to the doctor......"
    on Feb 28, 2008 By: Ricky Tomlinson Source: Mirror.co.uk

  3. "Like virtually every other news story of the moment, the crash would burn hotter but faster," Newsweek Editor Jon Meacham told me. "I can envision breathlessness for a day or two or perhaps three, but I bet day four or five would see a shift...
    on Oct 18, 2007 By: Jon Meacham Source: MarketWatch

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