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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A spontaneous loss of consciousness caused by insufficient blood to the brain v. - Pass out from weakness, physical or emotional distress due to a loss of blood supply to the brain.

Usage examples (35)
  • The consensus is that Obama's mid-term swoon has begun and the health care bill is going to be the first casualty.
  • But in this mini-swoon, that is what has gone away.
  • All it takes for him to swoon is to come on his show.
  • This time the swoon was a deathly one, and did not yield easily. for more
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