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See definition of breathings on Dictionary.com
  • as inminute
  • as inmoment
  • as inbreath
  • as injiff
  • as indrag
  • as inflash

synonyms for breathings

  • moment
  • second
  • short time
  • MO
  • breath
  • breathing
  • crack
  • flash
  • instant
  • jiffy
  • min
  • sec
  • shake
  • twinkling
  • bat of an eye
  • nothing flat
  • sixtieth of hour
  • sixty seconds
  • split second
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How to use breathings in a sentence

He supported her and himself against the tombstone, till her faint breathings informed him she revived.
THE ADOPTED DAUGHTERELIZABETH SANDHAM
Her slow deep breathings dilated her thin and beautiful nostrils; it was the only motion visible on her countenance.
NORTH AND SOUTHELIZABETH CLEGHORN GASKELL
Lady Eleanor and Helen spoke not either; and except their long-drawn breathings nothing was heard in the room.
THE KNIGHT OF GWYNNE, VOL. II (OF II)CHARLES JAMES LEVER
I suppose the smoke and other breathings of the city, blending perhaps with exhalations of the sea, weave that wonderful veil.
THIRTY YEARS IN AUSTRALIAADA CAMBRIDGE
Another pause now succeeded, in which the only sounds heard were the deep-drawn breathings of the sleeper.
THE KNIGHT OF GWYNNE, VOL. II (OF II)CHARLES JAMES LEVER
Dahlia tried to float out some fretting words for mercy, on one or other of her heavy breathings; but her brain was under lead.
RHODA FLEMING, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
There were the shouts and heavy breathings of men, struggling, and over all rang a screech as from some wild bird.
THE O'RUDDYSTEPHEN CRANE
When sleep at length overtook me, the breathings and noises, however, passed gently to mingle with the voices of my dreams.
THE EMPTY HOUSE AND OTHER GHOST STORIESALGERNON BLACKWOOD
All these kinds of children exist,—sure breathings of the moral atmosphere of their homes.
HOW TO OBSERVEHARRIET MARTINEAU
Nothing was for a time heard but the heavy and regular breathings of the invalid, who seemed in profound repose.
THE TALISMANSIR WALTER SCOTT
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