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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. to faint; lose consciousness.

    Category: Pathology

  2. to enter a state of hysterical rapture or ecstasy.

  3. (n.)a faint or fainting fit; syncope.

    Category: Pathology

Origin of swoon:

1250–1300; ME swo(w)nen

Princeton's WordNet

  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


  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 Dictionary

  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

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a fainting fit.

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