Swooning
Swooning \Swoon"ing\, a. & n. from {Swoon}, v. -- {Swoon"ing*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

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  • Swooning — Swoon Swoon, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Swooned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Swooning}.] [OE. swounen, swoghenen, for swo?nien, fr. swo?en to sigh deeply, to droop, AS. sw[=o]gan to sough, sigh; cf. gesw[=o]gen senseless, swooned, gesw[=o]wung a swooning. Cf.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • swooning — adjective weak and likely to lose consciousness suddenly felt faint from the pain was sick and faint from hunger felt light in the head a swooning fit light headed with wine light headed from lack of sleep • Syn: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • swooning — sb. K. Horn, 454 …   Oldest English Words

  • swooning — swuːn n. faint, blackout, temporary loss of consciousness; ecstatic or rapturous state v. faint, pass out, temporarily lose consciousness; enter into a state of hysterical ecstasy …   English contemporary dictionary

  • swooning — swoon·ing …   English syllables

  • Swooningly — Swooning Swoon ing, a. & n. from {Swoon}, v. {Swoon ing*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Swoon — Swoon, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Swooned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Swooning}.] [OE. swounen, swoghenen, for swo?nien, fr. swo?en to sigh deeply, to droop, AS. sw[=o]gan to sough, sigh; cf. gesw[=o]gen senseless, swooned, gesw[=o]wung a swooning. Cf.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Swooned — Swoon Swoon, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Swooned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Swooning}.] [OE. swounen, swoghenen, for swo?nien, fr. swo?en to sigh deeply, to droop, AS. sw[=o]gan to sough, sigh; cf. gesw[=o]gen senseless, swooned, gesw[=o]wung a swooning. Cf.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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