swoon n : a spontaneous loss of consciousness caused by insufficient blood to the brain [syn: faint, syncope, deliquium] v : pass out from weakness, physical or emotional distress due to a loss of blood supply to the brain [syn: faint, conk, pass out]
- swo͝on, /swuːn/, /swu:n/
- Rhymes: -uːn
to be overwhelmed by emotion
- Dutch: zwijmelen
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), the debut album by Prefab Sprout
- Swoon (film), a film on the 1924 Leopold and Loeb murder case
- Swoon (artist), a graffiti artist from New York City.
- Swoon hypothesis, a number of theories about the resurrection of Jesus Christ.
- Swoon (ABC-FM records), a series of classical compilations albums resulting from the Swoon segment in the Australian ABC Classic FM breakfast program.
swoon in Russian: Свун
KO, black out, blackout, catalepsy, catatonia, catatony, coma, crap out, die away, drop, drown, encephalitis lethargica, faint, fall senseless, gray out, grayout, high, kayo, keel over, knockout, lethargy, lipothymia, lipothymy, narcohypnosis, narcolepsy, narcoma, narcosis, narcotic stupor, narcotization, nirvana, nirvana principle, nod, nothingness, oblivion, obliviousness, pass out, sedation, semiconsciousness, senselessness, shock, sleep, sleeping sickness, sopor, stupor, succumb, syncope, thanatosis, trance, unconsciousness