Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun breathing_space

2 senses of breathing space

Sense 1
breath, breather, breathing place, breathing space, breathing spell, breathing time -- (a short respite)
       => respite, rest, relief, rest period -- (a pause for relaxation; "people actually accomplish more when they take time for short rests")

Sense 2
breathing room, breathing space -- (sufficient room for easy breathing or movement; "moved to the country to find breathing room")
       => room, way, elbow room -- (space for movement; "room to pass"; "make way for"; "hardly enough elbow room to turn around")

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