Synonyms of breath in English:

breath


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noun

1‘I took a deep breath’

SYNONYMS
gulp of air, inhalation, inspiration
exhalation, expiration
sigh
pant, gasp, wheeze
technical respiration

2‘I had barely enough breath left to gasp a reply’

SYNONYMS
wind
informal puff

3‘the night was still, with hardly a breath of wind’

SYNONYMS
puff, waft, slight stirring, sigh, faint breeze
literary zephyr

4‘not a breath of scandal was ever associated with his name’

SYNONYMS
hint, suggestion, trace, touch, whisper, suspicion, whiff, undertone

5‘there was no breath left in him’

SYNONYMS
life, life force, animation, vital force

Phrases

    take someone's breath away


    SYNONYMS
    astonish, astound, amaze, surprise greatly, stun, startle, stagger, shock, shatter, take aback, stop someone in their tracks, leave open-mouthed, leave aghast, dumbfound, jolt, shake up
    awe, overawe, thrill
    informal knock for six, knock sideways, floor, flabbergast, blow someone's mind, blow away, knock someone out, bowl over, strike dumb