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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Swoon v. i. [imp. & p. p. Swooned p. pr. & vb. n. Swooning.]  To sink into a fainting fit, in which there is an apparent suspension of the vital functions and mental powers; to faint; -- often with away.
    The sucklings swoon in the streets of the city.   --Lam. ii. 11.
    The most in years . . . swooned first away for pain.   --Dryden.
    He seemed ready to swoon away in the surprise of joy.   --Tatler.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Swoon·ing, a. & n. from Swoon, v. -- Swoon*ing*ly, adv.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : 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: faint,
             light, light-headed, lightheaded]