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See definition of fainting on Dictionary.com
  • as indizzying
  • as inblackout
  • as instupor

synonyms for fainting

  • bewildering
  • dizzy
  • rapid
  • confused
  • faint
  • fast
  • fleet
  • flying
  • swimming
  • lightheaded
  • quick
  • shaky
  • speedy
  • swift
  • unsteady
  • vertiginous
  • woozy

antonyms for fainting

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  • clear
  • slow
    • consciousness
    • wakefulness
    • activity
    • interest
    • life
    • liveliness
    • sensibility
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    How to use fainting in a sentence

    One fainting-fit succeeded to another; till at last Alphonse began to be seriously alarmed.
    BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
    Mrs. Ducksmith quickly recovered from her fainting attack, and gently pushed the solicitous Aristide away.
    THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
    To himself he added: "And what's more, my child, you'll have a little fainting affair in a few minutes, if you don't have a feed."
    UNCANNY TALESVARIOUS
    The Sunday evening after I came down here I had a sort of half-fainting-fit, coming home from church.
    ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
    I was nearly fainting, and at the moment of writing these lines I see the whole scene over again in all its imposing reality.
    CAMILLE (LA DAME AUX CAMILIAS)ALEXANDRE DUMAS, FILS
    You must have your rooms well ventilated if you wish to avoid fainting and discomfort.
    THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
    Rapport, who took the lovers part, had been kept awake all night by an abscess on his finger, and was nearly fainting.
    THE LIFE & LETTERS OF PETER ILICH TCHAIKOVSKYMODESTE TCHAIKOVSKY
    The father did not impress her as being the man to hold up her fainting head or ease her bruised heart.
    THE CIRCULAR STUDYANNA KATHARINE GREEN
    And softly raising her in his powerful arms, he laid her gently on a butacca, where she reclined in a half-fainting condition.
    THE BORDER RIFLESGUSTAVE AIMARD
    The bully stood in amazement, and dropped Eric, who fell on the turf nearly fainting, and bleeding at the nose.
    ERIC, OR LITTLE BY LITTLEFREDERIC W. FARRAR
    SYNONYM OF THE DAY
    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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    capacitor

    WORDS RELATED TO FAINTING

    • collapse
    • faint
    • fainting
    • fainting fit
    • knockout
    • swoon
    • syncope
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