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EtymologyEdit

From Medieval Latin *magō, from Frankish *magan, *mugan, from Proto-Germanic *maganą. Cognate with English dismay although a false friend.

VerbEdit

desmayar (first-person singular present desmayo, first-person singular preterite desmayé, past participle desmayado)

  1. (reflexive) to faint (lose consciousness)

Usage notesEdit

  • Desmayar is a false friend, and does not mean dismay. Spanish equivalents are shown in the "Translations" section of the English entry dismay.

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