blacking out

present participle of black out
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as in darkening
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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as in fainting
to lose consciousness blacked out after hitting her head on the beam

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“Blacking out.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/blacking%20out. Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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