Swoon

Definition of Swoon

v. i.1.To sink into a fainting fit, in which there is an apparent suspension of the vital functions and mental powers; to faint; - often with away.
[imp. & p. p. Swooned ; p. pr. & vb. n. Swooning.]
The sucklings swoon in the streets of the city.
- Lam. ii. 11.
The most in years . . . swooned first away for pain.
- Dryden.
He seemed ready to swoon away in the surprise of joy.
- Tatler.
n.1.A fainting fit; syncope.

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