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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
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“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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Barely perceptible in amount, level or degree
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“The wrapper has a refreshing aroma with just a faint amount of spice.”
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Very slight or small in terms of probability
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“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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Not clearly visible or attracting attention
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Not in good health
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Exhausted or in need of rest or sleep
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Unable to be read or deciphered
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Lacking energy, spirit, liveliness or vitality
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Having a sense of vagueness, insubstantiality, or incongruousness
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Lacking conviction or force
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Weak or feeble in quality or condition
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Fearful, timid, or lacking courage
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Noun
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, typically for a short time
“I'd do it myself, but I faint at the sight of a needle.”
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To fall over (after losing consciousness)
“Two or three legionnaires would faint to the ground from heat exhaustion and insufficient water.”
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To deplete, or be depleted, in physical strength or energy
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To become (more) pale or white in color or complexion
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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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