dyspnoeic

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dyspnoea or dyspnea (dɪspˈniːə)
 
n
Compare eupnoea difficulty in breathing or in catching the breath
 
[C17: via Latin from Greek duspnoia, from dys- + pnoē breath, from pnein to breathe]
 
dyspnea or dyspnea
 
n
 
[C17: via Latin from Greek duspnoia, from dys- + pnoē breath, from pnein to breathe]
 
dysp'noeal or dyspnea
 
adj
 
dysp'noeic or dyspnea
 
adj
 
dysp'neal or dyspnea
 
adj
 
dysp'neic or dyspnea
 
adj

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dyspnoeic

adjective
not breathing or able to breathe except with difficulty; "breathless at thought of what I had done"; "breathless from running"; "followed the match with breathless interest" [syn: breathless] [ant: breathing
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