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Definitions and Synonyms of second wind | Another word for second wind | What is second wind?

Definition 1: the return of relatively easy breathing after initial exhaustion during continuous exertion - [noun denoting act]

(second wind is a kind of ...) the bodily process of inhalation and exhalation; the process of taking in oxygen from inhaled air and releasing carbon dioxide by exhalation

Definition 2: renewed energy or strength to continue an undertaking - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where second wind or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • She had dinner and got a second wind to finish painting
  • the employers, initially taken by surprise at the pace of developments, regained their second wind

(second wind is a kind of ...) enterprising or ambitious drive

"Europeans often laugh at American energy"

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