Definition of breatharian in English:


Syllabification: breath·ar·i·an
Pronunciation: /breTHˈe(ə)rēən


  • A person who believes that it is possible, through meditation, to reach a level of consciousness where one can obtain all sustenance from the air or sunlight.
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    • At the site, you'll find the most extreme diet-claimers of all, the ‘breatharians,’ who claim to subsist on nothing but air and light.
    • Some become breatharians, like the stigmatic who said ‘one can live on the Holy Breath alone.’
    • To put it another way, science also rejects the flat-earthers, the breatharians and the creationists.

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