- v pass out from weakness, physical or emotional distress due to a loss of blood supply to the brain
- s weak and likely to lose consciousness
a swooning fit
- Three times she brought the trial to a halt by swooning, once coughing up blood to the shock of the courtroom.
- But the camera that currently has photographers swooning doesn't use Kodachrome or, for that matter, film of any kind.
- She also had an extraordinary one-handed backhand that earned her the swooning admiration of legends like John McEnroe.
- Russell Crowe in Contactmusic.com
Crowe says, "It's set in the 1930s and 40s and I can tell you it's a romance and I do a bit of horse riding and a bit of swooning with Nic. Baz has talked to Nic and me a lot about this film and we're both up for it. I've known Nic for a long time,...
- Ken Auletta in CNNMoney.com
New Yorker media critic Ken Auletta sees mixed results: "I suspect that serious felons like Blair have been deterred. But cheating and cutting corners has not been. Declining circulation, falling advertising revenues, and the swooning stock value of...
- Barney Frank in Forbes
They're hyperventilating as they write. You can tell, somehow. They're part of a new breed of breathless, swooning, OMG reviewers of (primarily Apple) products, services, and software. I've seen no evidence that they actually work for that company,... John C Dvorak http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_C._Dvorak&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNHi2gNAgzj9pGK2OGr-I5CiNmKegg MacDailyNews (blog) http://www.google.com/url?q=http://macdailynews.com/index.php/weblog/comments/25805/&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNGGgLDhTt_j30qNizyso_wbXR0JLw Jun 29, 2010
97351 129054 swoop Rep. Barney Frank, D-Mass., said Wednesday, Ultimately $700 billion has to be available but ...... they are making progress about how to give people some assurance that it is not going to go to $700 billion in one fell swoop."