swoon


swoon
swoon·er;
swoon;
swoon·ing;
swoon·ing·ly;

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  • Swoon — «Swoon» …   Википедия

  • Swoon — is a term used to express happiness or excitement, to be overwhelmed by joy or emotion toward something. Also a term to dance to the rhythm of music. The term can also be used to describe partially fainting.Swoon may also refer to:*Swoon (album) …   Wikipedia

  • Swoon 23 — were a shoegazer band based in Portland, Oregon in the late 1990s. Along with fellow Portlanders The Dandy Warhols, King Black Acid and Sugarboom, Swoon 23 helped define the lush, British influenced sound that gained prominence in the Portland… …   Wikipedia

  • 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

  • swoon — [swu:n] v [Date: 1300 1400; Origin: swown [i] to swoon (13 19 centuries), from Old English geswogen made sick or unconscious ] 1.) to be extremely excited and unable to control yourself because you admire someone so much swoon over ▪ crowds of… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • swoon — [ swun ] verb intransitive 1. ) to be extremely excited and impressed by someone whom you like or admire: The entire audience seemed to swoon when he appeared on stage. 2. ) OLD FASHIONED to become unconscious and fall to the ground: FAINT ╾… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Swoon — Swoon, n. A fainting fit; syncope. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • swoon — index prostration Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • swoon — late 13c., swogene, probably from O.E. geswogen in a faint, pp. of a lost verb, perhaps *swogan, as in aswogan to choke, of uncertain origin. Cf. Low Ger. swogen to sigh …   Etymology dictionary

  • swoon — [v] faint become unconscious, be overcome, black out, collapse, drop, feel giddy, feel lightheaded, go out like a light*, keel over, lose consciousness, pass out, weaken; concepts 303,308 …   New thesaurus


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