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SWOON

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does swoon mean? 

SWOON (noun)
  The noun SWOON has 1 sense:

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

  Familiarity information: SWOON used as a noun is very rare.


SWOON (verb)
  The verb SWOON has 1 sense:

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

  Familiarity information: SWOON used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


SWOON (noun)


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Meaning:

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

Classified under:

Nouns denoting natural events

Synonyms:

deliquium; faint; swoon; syncope

Hypernyms ("swoon" is a kind of...):

loss of consciousness (the occurrence of a loss of the ability to perceive and respond)


SWOON (verb)


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Meaning:

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

Classified under:

Verbs of grooming, dressing and bodily care

Synonyms:

faint; pass out; swoon; conk

Hypernyms (to "swoon" is one way to...):

black out; pass out; zonk out (lose consciousness due to a sudden trauma, for example)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s


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