In swoons and syncope, the soul no longer performs her ordinary functions.
Verbs which suffer a syncope in the Infinitive, suffer a like syncope in the Pret.
I must have lain several hours, partly in syncope, and partly asleep.
His breath fails him, and he seems relapsing into the syncope from which he has been aroused.
He died in a sort of syncope, seven hours after swallowing ...