breath·​less |  \ ˈbreth-ləs   \

Definition of breathless

1a: not breathing
b: DEAD
2a: panting or gasping for breath
b: gripped with emotionbreathless in anticipation
c: INTENSEGRIPPING
breathless eagerness
breathless prose
d: very rapid or strenuousgo at a breathless pace
e: marked by intense or unremitting activity
breathless schedule
3: oppressive because of no fresh air or breeze

Jean-Luc Godard, Breathless, 1960