Synonyms for breathing
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English Synonyms and Antonyms
Alive applies to all degrees of life, from that which shows one to be barely existing or existent as a living thing, as when we say he is just alive, to that which implies the very utmost of vitality and power, as in the words "he is all alive," "thoroughly alive." So the word quick, which began by signifying "having life," is now mostly applied to energy of life as shown in swiftness of action. Breathing is capable of like contrast. We say of a dying man, he is still breathing; or we speak of a breathing statue, or "breathing and sounding, beauteous battle,"
TennysonPrincess can. v, l. 155, where it means having, or seeming to have, full and vigorous breath, abundant life. Compare ACTIVE; ALERT; NIMBLE.
Alive in every nerve; alive to every noble impulse; alive with fervor, hope, resolve; alive through all his being.
breathing, external respiration, respiration, ventilationadjective
the bodily process of inhalation and exhalation; the process of taking in oxygen from inhaled air and releasing carbon dioxide by exhalation
breathing, eupneic, eupnoeicadjective
passing or able to pass air in and out of the lungs normally; sometimes used in combination
"the boy was disappointed to find only skeletons instead of living breathing dinosaurs"; "the heavy-breathing person on the telephone"
Dictionary of English Synonymes
Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words
respiration, inhalation (breathing in), exhalation (breathing out), aspiration, suspiration, sighing, panting, insufflation, gasp, wheeze, afflatus, inflation, pneuma, inspiration, theopneusty
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The situation that concerns the (lung) contusion is the most delicate, the next two or three days will be important to verify the stability of his breathing and to assess the situation according to pulmonary therapies in place.
There is less breathing room as a result of those refinery shutdowns.
Your state motto is, While I breathe, I hope, its not a joke. Were breathing, but God, we have got to have hope.
I knew something wasn’t right, i looked over, I rushed over and saw that he wasn’t breathing. I tried to give him CPR.
Stanford University scientists knew it wasn't going to be good, because there's a very firm scientific foundation showing all the deleterious effects of mouth breathing, from periodontal disease to metabolic disorders.
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