Definition for SWOON

SWOON, v.i. [Sax. aswunan. Qu. wane, vain, vanish.]

To faint; to sink into a fainting fit, in which there is an apparent suspension of the vital functions and mental powers. The most in years swoon'd first away for pain. – Dryden. He seem'd ready to swoon away in the surprise of joy. – Tatler.

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