from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- adverb & adjective In a faint or swoon.
from The Century Dictionary.
- In a swoon.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adverb In a swoon.
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- adverb In a
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
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By the way, the Ladies at the Insurance Job are all aswoon over you and this stove.
Then Marjanah dismounted from her horse, and Al – Ghazban did in like sort, and they made fast the bridles and helped the Princess to dismount, for she was aswoon from excess of anguish.
At this sight Isa fell down aswoon, and when he came to himself, Allah spake to him by inspiration, saying, ‘O Isa, hast thou seen the fish and comprehended its length and its breadth?’
When Hasan saw her in this state of torment and misery and ignominy and infamy, he wept till he fainted; and when he recovered he saw his children playing and their mother aswoon for excess of pain; so he took the cap from his head and the children saw him and cried out, “O our father!”
Presently, it seemed to him he beheld her form before him, whereupon fires flamed in him and his griefs redoubled and he fell down aswoon; — And
The press, all aswoon over McCain's manliness -- many of whom obsess over this because they're still working out their Boomer man-issues -- claimed that General Clark was somehow "attacking" Senator McCain or even more hallucinegenically "swift-boating" him.
She dances like the moonlight -- light, languorous, aswoon.
Into the valley aswoon, listening to the harmony of night.
And when Clement heard that, anon he began to weep, and advised him, and took up his mother which was fallen down aswoon and began to know her.
And when she heard that, she fell down aswoon for joy.