Definition of Breathlessly

1. Adverb. In a breathless manner. "She spoke breathlessly"

Partainyms: Breathless



Definition of Breathlessly

1. adv. In a breathless manner.

Definition of Breathlessly

1. Adverb. In a breathless manner, usually due to excitement, exertion, etc. ¹

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Definition of Breathlessly

1. [adv]

Medical Definition of Breathlessly

1. In a breathless manner. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Literary usage of Breathlessly

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1. Guy Fawkes; or, The gunpowder treason by William Harrison Ainsworth (1850)
"cried Catesby, breathlessly. " How did you become acquainted with our place of rendezvous?" demanded the elder Wright. " I overheard you, at our last ..."

2. Letters of Celia Thaxter by Celia Thaxter (1895)
"His novels do not amount to much, I am told, but the others, that deal with out of doors, are simply wonderful and breathlessly interesting. ..."

3. An Explanatory Commentary on Esther: With Four Appendices Consisting of the by Paulus Cassel (1888)
"... are breathlessly hurrying on, and anxious to carry out the king's command. The decree was published at Shushan, and only through this the inhabitants of ..."

4. Frederick the Great and His Family: An Historical Novel by Luise Mühlbach (1869)
"said the queen, breathlessly. " Who says I have written to him ? ... said she, breathlessly. "Why these bells? Why this cannon ? What—" The renewed thunder ..."

5. Representative American Plays by Arthur Hobson Quinn (1917)
"Speaking rapidly, breathlessly—yet not in loud voice] No no ! Don't say it ! ... Speaks rapidly—breathlessly— with almost a gasp] No—don't touch me! ..."

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