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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 breath·less /ˈbrɛθləs/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Breath·less a.
 1. Spent with labor or violent action; out of breath.
 2. Not breathing; holding the breath, on account of fear, expectation, or intense interest; attended with a holding of the breath; as, breathless attention.
    But breathless, as we grow when feeling most.   --Byron.
 3. Dead; as, a breathless body.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: not breathing or able to breathe except with difficulty;
             "breathless at thought of what I had done";
             "breathless from running"; "followed the match with
             breathless interest" [syn: dyspneic, dyspnoeic, dyspneal,
              dyspnoeal] [ant: breathing]
      2: tending to cause suspension of regular breathing; "a
         breathless flight"; "breathtaking adventure" [syn: breathtaking]
      3: appearing dead; not breathing or having no perceptible
         pulse; "an inanimate body"; "pulseless and dead" [syn: inanimate,