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swoon

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of swoon

  1. to lose consciousness <whenever the young woman swooned, she always seemed to manage falling into the arms of a good-looking man> Synonyms black out, conk (out), keel (over), pass out, faintRelated Words break down, collapse; zonk (out)Antonyms come around, come round, come to, revive




swoon

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of swoon

  1. 1 a state of mental confusion <she wandered about in a swoon for several days after receiving the tragic news> Synonyms daze, dazedness, fog, muddle, spin, hazeRelated Words reverie, stupor, trance; befuddlement, bewilderment, perplexity, puzzlement; delirium, malaise, paralysis; cloudiness, fogginessNear Antonyms alertness, levelheadedness

  2. 2 a temporary state of unconsciousness <fell into a swoon at the sight of the handsome movie star> Synonyms blackout, insensibility, knockout, swim, faint, syncopeRelated Words daze, stupor, trance; drowsiness, narcosis, sleep, somnolence

  3. 3 a state of overwhelming usually pleasurable emotion <her boyfriend's proposal sent her into a joyous swoon> Synonyms cloud nine, elatedness, elation, euphoria, exhilaration, heaven, high, intoxication, paradise, rapture, rhapsody, seventh heaven, ecstasy, transportRelated Words exaltation; blessedness, bliss, blissfulness, delight, enchantment, felicity, gladness, happiness, joy, joyfulness, joyousness, pleasure; reverie, trance; inspiration; fervor, frenzy, madness, passion; cheer, cheerfulness, exuberance, gaiety (also gayety), glee, gleefulness, jubilance, jubilation, lightheartednessNear Antonyms misery, sadness, unhappiness, woe, wretchedness; blues, dejection, desolation, despair, despondency, disconsolateness, disheartenment, dispiritedness, doldrums, downheartedness, dreariness, dumps, forlornness, gloom, gloominess, heartsickness, melancholy, mopesAntonyms depression




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