dead faint

Definition of dead faint

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

Word by Word Definitions

deadplay
  1. :  deprived of life :  no longer alive

    :  having the appearance of death :  deathly

    :  lacking power to move, feel, or respond :  numb

  1. :  someone who is no longer alive :  one that is dead (see 1dead 1)

    :  the state of being dead

    :  the time of greatest quiet

  1. :  absolutely, utterly

    :  suddenly and completely

    :  directly

faintplay
  1. :  lacking courage and spirit :  cowardly

    :  weak, dizzy, and likely to faint

    :  lacking strength or vigor :  performed, offered, or accomplished weakly or languidly

  1. :  to lose courage or spirit

    :  to become weak

    :  to lose consciousness because of a temporary decrease in the blood supply to the brain

  1. :  the physiological action of fainting

    :  the resulting condition :  syncope


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