Definition of Breathtaking

1. Adjective. Tending to cause suspension of regular breathing. "Breathtaking adventure"

Exact synonyms: Breathless
Similar to: Exciting



Definition of Breathtaking

1. Adjective. stunningly beautiful; amazing ¹

2. Adjective. Very surprising or shocking; to such a degree as to cause astonishment. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Breathtaking

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Breathtaking

breathing place
breathing rate
breathing reserve
breathing room
breathing space
breathing spaces
breathing spell
breathing time
breathings
breathless
breathlessly
breathlessness
breathlike
breathly
breaths
breathtaking (current term)
breathtakingly
breathwork
breathy
brecanavir
breccia
breccial
breccias
brecciate
brecciated
brecciates
brecciating
brecciation
brecciations
brecham

Literary usage of Breathtaking

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1. Best Loved Hotels 2007: Britain and Irelandby Best Loved Hotels by Best Loved Hotels (2006)
"At New Year, Scotland is transformed into a breathtaking show of fire and lights ... breathtaking ..."

2. Kingdoms of Ahn Daowen: Storms of Espyrea by E. P. Harlow (2007)
"Wait till you see it—it's breathtaking!" "A breathtaking library," she ... breathtaking." Indicating the signboard, she asked, "What does that mean? ..."

3. The Virginia Handbook by Blair Howard (2001)
"Skyline Drive, dedicated by President Franklin Roosevelt in 1939, takes in more than 100 miles of breathtaking mountain-top scenery from Afton in the south ..."

4. The Legitimacy of International Organizations by Jean-Marc Coicaud (2001)
"They are breathtaking because of the range of problems and the high level of complexity they represent, as well as the significance that any answer to them ..."

5. Romantic Weekends in Virginia, Washington DC and Maryland by Norman Renove, Norman Renouf, Kathy Renouf (2000)
"The most luxurious choice is the Harbor Court Suite, which sits elegantly on the top floor and boasts a breathtaking view of the Inner Harbor. ..."

6. Atlantic Canada by Benoit Prieur (2002)
"It features several excellent greens, laid out on sites that not only make for a good game, but also offer breathtaking views of the sea and the cliffs. ..."

7. Norway by Gerhard Lemmer, Elke Frey, Helga Rahe (2001)
"Past Lysebotn (J>. at the inner end of the fjord, a car ferry (reservation advised) runs twice a day over to the start of a breathtaking mountain road with ..."

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