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Adjective
Feeling dizzy and close to losing consciousness
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“I was sorting clothes in the basement when I started feeling faint, then dizzy and extremely sick.”
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Weak or lacking in strength
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“The old folks were looking faint after a long haul flight.”
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Low in volume or barely audible
“She heard a faint noise in the deckhead, like a distant flag flapping in the breeze.”
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Lacking in intensity, vividness or brightness
“The sun rose gracefully and gilded the glorious hillsides with faint light.”
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Not clearly understood or visually perceived
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“As I get closer, there's a faint gleam behind the stained-glass windows of the 13th-century abbey.”
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Very slight or small in terms of probability
“This gave us faint hopes of a release, but the wind springing up as we had anticipated soon extinguished them.”
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Lacking conviction or force
“I made an indirect joke about him consuming solids, which resulted in a faint smile from Quentin.”
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Frail, sickly or of a delicate constitution
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Not in good health
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Not perceptible, not detectable, too small in magnitude to be observed
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Done or made with care and precision
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Pale or weak, as if diluted by water
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(of a sound or voice) Faint and high-pitched
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Exhausted or in need of rest or sleep
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Lacking full energy, effort, commitment, or resolve
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Unable to be read or deciphered
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Lacking energy, spirit, liveliness or vitality
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Fearful, afraid, timid
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Suffering or dying from hunger
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As a ghost, similar to a ghost
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Having a sense of vagueness, insubstantiality, or incongruousness
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Weak or feeble in quality or condition
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Not conspicuous
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Dead or apparently dead
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A sudden loss of consciousness
“Everyone in the crowd gasped and Miss Moss fell over in a dead faint with poor little Mr. Goodman to catch her stout figure.”
Verb
To lose consciousness (and fall over), typically for a short time
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“I'd do it myself, but I faint at the sight of a needle.”
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To make pale through lack of light, especially of a plant
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To deplete, or be depleted, in physical strength or energy
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To cause to become tired, weary or fatigued
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To feel or show fear or apprehension
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Die
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