shortness of breath Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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shortness of breathnoun [U]

uk   /ˌʃɔːt.nəs əv ˈbreθ/  us   /ˈʃɔrt.nəs əv ˈbreθ/
the ​feeling of not getting enough ​air when you are ​breathing: A ​largeamount of ​fluid around the ​lungs may ​causepain and ​shortness of ​breath.
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