Shortnessofbreath vs Breathless - What's the difference?

shortnessofbreath | breathless |


As an adjective breathless is

having difficulty breathing; gasping.

shortnessofbreath

Not English

Shortnessofbreath has no English definition. It may be misspelled.

breathless

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Having difficulty breathing; gasping.
  • That makes one hold one's breath (with excitement etc.).
  • Not breathing; apparently dead.
  • Having no wind; still, calm or airless.
  • Derived terms

    * breathlessly * breathlessness