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blackout

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

a temporary state of unconsciousness
  • even though you experienced only a brief blackout, you still ought to be checked by a doctor

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black out

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of black out (Entry 2 of 2)

2 to grow dark
  • with the delivery of the knockout punch, the screen blacks out, and in the next scene the boxer wakes up in the hospital

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3 to lose consciousness
  • blacked out after hitting her head on the beam

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The first known use of blackout was in 1824

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“Blackout.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/blackout. Accessed 1 Oct. 2022.

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