- Antonyms of BREATHING
breathless, dead, deceased, lifeless, absent, asleep, asphyxiating, barren, blown, breathless, cold, dead, deceased, defunct, departed, desert, dispirited, dull, dying, dyspneal, dyspneic, dyspnoeal, dyspnoeic, expired, extinct, fading, fallen, finished, ghostlike, ghostly, gone, inanimate, lapsed, lifeless, lost, moribund, nonexistent, nonliving, pursy, short-winded, smothering, spiritless, stillborn, suffocating, suffocative, terminated, vanished, winded, wiped out, Perished, Reposing, Resting.
- Examples of usage:
- And then she knew that he was standing still before her- very close- for she could hear distinctly the sound of his breathing. - "The Gun-Brand" by James B. Hendryx
- Her voice was hardly whisper- high, so labored was her breathing. - "A Tar-Heel Baron" by Mabell Shippie Clarke Pelton
- We ordered each other to stop breathing so loudly, after our burst of running. - "The Dew of Their Youth" by S. R. Crockett