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  1. faintingnoun

    An act of collapsing to a state to temporary unconsciousness.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Faintingnoun

    Deliquium; temporary loss of animal motion.

    Etymology: from faint.

    These faintings her physicians suspect to proceed from contusions. Richard Wiseman, Surgery.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fainting

    of Faint

  2. Faintingnoun

    syncope, or loss of consciousness owing to a sudden arrest of the blood supply to the brain, the face becoming pallid, the respiration feeble, and the heat's beat weak

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fainting in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of fainting in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of fainting in a Sentence

  1. Barbara Ehrenreich:

    If men were equally at risk from this condition -- if they knew their bellies might swell as if they were suffering from end-stage cirrhosis, that they would have to go nearly a year without a stiff drink, a cigarette, or even an aspirin, that they would be subject to fainting spells and unable to fight their way onto commuter trains -- then I am sure that pregnancy would be classified as a sexually transmitted disease and abortions would be no more controversial than emergency appendectomies.

  2. Shakhawat Hossain:

    I lost my brother, his father died 10 months ago. He was the youngest, but he was the only one who took care of his mother ... She has been fainting again and again. Nothing can console her.

  3. Peter Rasmussen:

    The public needs to be aware of the signs and symptoms of a stroke. This type usually causes a very severe headache, which is usually associated with nausea and vomiting, loss of consciousness and fainting.

  4. Steven Lamm:

    By fainting or nearly fainting, your mind is trying to extricate yourself-as in flee-from the situation.

  5. George Sithole:

    I have 45 pupils, but these days I would be lucky to have half the class, cases of children fainting in class because of hunger are very common here. It is very traumatizing.

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