dead faint

noun

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: a state of total unconsciousness She fell to the floor in a dead faint.

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“Dead faint.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dead%20faint. Accessed 3 Dec. 2020.

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