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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. faint, swoon, syncope, deliquium(verb)

    a spontaneous loss of consciousness caused by insufficient blood to the brain

  2. faint, conk, swoon, pass out(verb)

    pass out from weakness, physical or emotional distress due to a loss of blood supply to the brain

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  1. swoon(Noun)

    A faint.

  2. swoon(Noun)

    An infatuation

  3. swoon(Verb)

    to faint, to lose consciousness

  4. swoon(Verb)

    to be overwhelmed by emotion (especially infatuation)

  5. Origin: From swownen, swonen, and aswoune, both ultimately from geswogen, past participle of swogan (compare aswogan), from swōganan, from swāghe-. Cognate with swogen, zwoegen, dialectal søgja. More at sough.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Swoon(verb)

    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

  2. Swoon(noun)

    a fainting fit; syncope

  3. Origin: [OE. swounen, swoghenen, for swonien, fr. swoen to sigh deeply, to droop, AS. swgan to sough, sigh; cf. geswgen senseless, swooned, geswwung a swooning. Cf. Sough.]

Translations for swoon

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  • omdlítCzech
  • ohnmächtig werden, Ohnmacht, in Ohnmacht fallenGerman
  • desmayarse, desvanescerse, desmayo, desvanecerseSpanish
  • pyörtyäFinnish
  • s'évanouirFrench
  • neulScottish Gaelic
  • svenire, spasmoItalian
  • hauaitu, hauhauaituMāori
  • zwijmelen, bezwijming, flauwvallen, bezwijmenDutch
  • desmaio, desmaiarPortuguese
  • обморок, падать в обморок, упасть в обморок, потерять сознание, потеря сознания, терять сознаниеRussian
  • nesvesticaSerbo-Croatian
  • svimma, svärma, svimning, svimningsanfall, vara i extasSwedish
  • మూర్ఛTelugu

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