Faint Meaning

There are 8 meaning(s) for word Faint

Faint Meaning 1 : weak and likely to lose consciousness

    Example : suddenly felt faint from the pain,was sick and faint from hunger

    Synonyms : light,  light-headed,  lightheaded,  swooning
Faint Meaning 2 : deficient in magnitude; barely perceptible; lacking clarity or brightness or loudness etc

    Example : a faint outline,the wan sun cast faint shadows,the faint light of a distant candle,a faint hissing sound,a faint aroma

    Synonyms : weak
Faint Meaning 3 : lacking conviction or boldness or courage

    Example : faint heart ne'er won fair lady

    Synonyms : faint-hearted,  fainthearted,  timid
Faint Meaning 4 : pass out from weakness, physical or emotional distress due to a loss of blood supply to the brain

    Synonyms : conk,  pass out,  swoon
Faint Meaning 5 : lacking strength or vigor

    Example : damning with faint praise,faint resistance

    Synonyms : feeble
Faint Meaning 6 : lacking clarity or distinctness

    Example : only a faint recollection

    Synonyms : dim,  shadowy,  vague,  wispy
Faint Meaning 7 : a spontaneous loss of consciousness caused by insufficient blood to the brain

    Synonyms : deliquium,  swoon,  syncope
Faint Meaning 8 : indistinctly understood or felt or perceived

    Example : a faint clue to the origin of the mystery,haven't the faintest idea

How to Pronounce Faint

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