deliquium

Deliquium

De*liq"ui*um\, n. [L. See Deliquiate.]

1. (Chem.) A melting or dissolution in the air, or in a moist place; a liquid condition; as, a salt falls into a deliquium. [R.]

2. A sinking away; a swooning. [Obs.] --Bacon.

3. A melting or maudlin mood. --Carlyle.
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deliquium

noun
a spontaneous loss of consciousness caused by insufficient blood to the brain [syn: faint
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