fainting

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fainting
  • noun
    A sudden loss of consciousness. (she hit the floor in a dead faint)
    verb
    Lose consciousness for a short time because of a temporarily insufficient supply of oxygen to the brain.
    adjective
    (of a sight, smell, or sound) barely perceptible. (the faint murmur of voices)
    Weak and dizzy; close to losing consciousness. (the heat made him feel faint)

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