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adverb as in out of breath

noun as in panting

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Example Sentences

Indoors and back East he would probably have been a consumptive; out here, he was merely short-winded.

About the end of summer found himself short winded, and lost his appetite.

Recovering some of her breath, she gazed at her companion with a sort of short-winded archness.

The additional meal made them sluggish and short-winded, and they did not seem to thrive so well.

After the second test which was run at a "fast walk," I was not short-winded.


On this page you'll find 28 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to short-winded, such as: asthmatic, blown, choking, emphysematous, exhausted, and gasping.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.