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Princeton's WordNet

  1. faint, swoon, syncope, deliquiumverb

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

  2. faint, conk, swoon, pass outverb

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

Wiktionary

  1. swoonnoun

    A faint.

    Etymology: 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.

  2. swoonnoun

    An infatuation

    Etymology: 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.

  3. swoonverb

    to faint, to lose consciousness

    Etymology: 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.

  4. swoonverb

    to be overwhelmed by emotion (especially infatuation)

    Etymology: 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. Swoonverb

    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

    Etymology: [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.]

  2. Swoonnoun

    a fainting fit; syncope

    Etymology: [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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Numerology

  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. 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.

  3. Robert Daly:

    They're not simply going to swoon over whichever country, Ambassador Guajardo know, offers them more money or more PPE, i just think that's a gross misread and we're way beyond that. These countries have complex interests and complex understandings of geopolitics.

  4. Ihor Dusaniwsky:

    We are seeing short sellers hold and build their positions in the hopes of making back some of their losses hoping for a year-end swoon in Tesla’s stock price, by the beginning of 2021 we should be able to see whether it’s the Tesla longs or Tesla shorts that are on Santa’s naughty or nice lists.

  5. 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.

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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
  • 昏厥Chinese

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