fainting

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  • I still held her in my arms and supported her half-fainting form. Cited from Dorothy Vernon of Haddon Hall, by Charles Major
  • Was ever there a woman who could look on blood without fainting? Cited from Arms and the Woman, by Harold MacGrath
  • She became famous on the show for fainting after her performance in the fifth week.
  • She began by fainting away, as was only natural in such a case. Cited from The Tales of Mother Goose, by Charles Perrault
  • Immediately place the person fainting in a lying position, with head lower than body. Cited from The Whitehouse Cookbook (1887), by Mrs. F.L. Gillette
  • But the attempt he made, served only to put him into a fainting fit. Cited from The Works of John Dryden, Volume 16 (of 18), ed. by Walter Scott
  • Children have been known to fall fainting on the floor of these schools through want of food. Cited from Lights and Shadows of New York Life, by James D. McCabe
  • He started to work in the fields and fell fainting to the earth. Cited from Little Journeys, Volume 4, by Elbert Hubbard
  • John supported the fainting lady with one arm, turning round upon his seat at the back. Cited from A Tale of a Lonely Parish, by F. Marion Crawford
  • She stood up for a moment, trying to speak, and then suddenly fell back, fainting. Cited from A Canadian Heroine, Vol. 3, by Mrs. Harry Coghill
  • What would he have done had he come here fainting? Cited from The Pacha of Many Tales, by Captain Frederick Marryat
  • I might have remained in a fainting state only for a few minutes, or hours might have passed. Cited from Dick Cheveley, by W. H. G. Kingston
  • He tries to return home, but his mother ends up fainting upon the sight of him.
  • She went to see for herself what was up, and found her husband in a fainting fit. Cited from The Lion's Mouse, by C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
  • I think I was on the point of fainting when I heard it. Cited from The House by the Church-Yard, by J. Sheridan Le Fanu
  • The queen closed her eyes, as if she had been suddenly seized with a fainting attack. Cited from The Vicomte de Bragelonne, by Alexandre Dumas
  • "We shall have you fainting before you get home, if you don't." Cited from A Final Reckoning, by G. A. Henty
  • However, she can recall nothing after fainting until she found herself running in the streets.
  • When they reached it, the little creature fell half fainting upon it. Cited from The Mating of Lydia, by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • Again and again she tried to speak, but for some hours she fell from one fainting fit into another. Cited from Turns of Fortune, by Mrs. S. C. Hall
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Root form of fainting is faint for the verb.

Words starting with fainting

Meaning of fainting

  • verb Pass out from weakness, physical or emotional distress due to a loss of blood supply to the brain