breathtaking


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breath·tak·ing

 (brĕth′tā′kĭng)
adj.
1. Inspiring or exciting: a breathtaking view; a breathtaking ride.
2. Astonishing; astounding: breathtaking insensitivity.

breath′tak′ing·ly adv.

breathtaking

(ˈbrɛθˌteɪkɪŋ)
adj
causing awe or excitement: a breathtaking view.
ˈbreathˌtakingly adv

breath•tak•ing

(ˈbrɛθˌteɪ kɪŋ)

adj.
thrillingly or astonishingly beautiful, remarkable, exciting, etc.
[1875–80]
breath′tak`ing•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.breathtaking - tending to cause suspension of regular breathing; "a breathless flight"; "breathtaking adventure"
exciting - creating or arousing excitement; "an exciting account of her trip"

breathtaking

adjective amazing, striking, exciting, brilliant, dramatic, stunning (informal), impressive, thrilling, overwhelming, magnificent, astonishing, sensational, awesome, wondrous (archaic or literary), awe-inspiring, jaw-dropping, heart-stirring The house has breathtaking views from every room.
Translations

breathtaking

[ˈbreθˌteɪkɪŋ] ADJ [sight] → imponente, impresionante; [speed] → vertiginoso; [effrontery] → pasmoso
the view is breathtakingla vista corta la respiraciónla vista es imponente or impresionante

breathtaking

adj, breathtakingly

breathtaking

[ˈbrɛθˌteɪkɪŋ] adj (sight) → mozzafiato inv

breathtaking

a. impresionante, asombroso-a.
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