What does breathtaking mean?

breathtaking meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1867, from air + present participle of simply take (v.). Expression to simply take (one's) breath away with astonishment or pleasure is from 1864. Spectacular (n.) "act of using breaths or a breath" is from 1620s. Associated: Breathtakingly.

breathtaking meaning in General Dictionary

maintaining cause suspension system of regular respiration

Sentence Examples with the word breathtaking

It would be perfect hideaway - old log cabin in excellent condition - breathtaking scenery.

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