What does swoon mean?

Definitions for swoon

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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

  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.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Swoon

    swōōn, v.i. to faint: to fall into a fainting-fit.—n. the act of swooning: a fainting-fit.—Swoond′ed, obsolete pa.t. and pa.p. of swoon.—n. Swoon′ing.—adv. Swoon′ingly, [M. E. swounen, swoghenen—A.S. swógan, to resound.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of swoon in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of swoon in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of swoon in a Sentence

  1. Charles 'Mr. Go Hard' Scott:

    The way I move about a room will make a BROOM gasp and swoon

  2. Dan Gelber:

    When Marco Rubio speaks, young women swoon, old women faint and toilets flush themselves, this guy is really good. Marco is instinctive. He is also very, very disciplined.

  3. John Praveen:

    I think of (tech's recent swoon) as profit-taking rather than driven by change in the fundamental factors, the fundamentals are still positive for the sector.

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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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