English word breathless comes from English -less (Lacking (something); without (something).), English breath.
Breathless detailed word origin explanation
|-less || English (eng) ||Lacking (something); without (something). |
|breath || English (eng) ||(countable) A rest or pause.. (countable) A single act of breathing in or out.. (obsolete) Fragrance; exhalation; odor; perfume.. (obsolete) Gentle exercise, causing a quicker respiration.. (uncountable) Air expelled from the lungs.. (uncountable) The act or process of breathing.. A small amount of something, such as wind, or common sense. |
|breathless || English (eng) ||Having difficulty breathing; gasping.. Having no wind; still, calm or airless.. Not breathing; apparently dead.. That makes one hold one's breath (with excitement etc.). |
Words with the same origin as breathless