hyperventilate definition

  • verb-intransitive:
    • To inhale abnormally quickly or deeply so as to effect hyperventilation.
    • To inhale this fashion as from pleasure or anxiety.
    • to breathe quickly and profoundly; to inhale too much.
  • verb-transitive:
    • To subject to hyperventilation.
  • verb:
    • To breathe quickly and deeply
    • produce hyperventilation in
    • breathe exceedingly hard-and-fast

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