Faint - definition, pronunciation, transcription
- lacking clarity or distinctness (syn: dim, shadowy, vague, wispy)
- lacking strength or vigor (syn: feeble)
- weak and likely to lose consciousness (syn: light, light-headed, lightheaded, swooning)
- indistinctly understood or felt or perceived
- lacking conviction or boldness or courage (syn: faint-hearted, fainthearted, timid)
We heard a faint noise.
the faint glow of a distant light
There was a faint smile on her lips.
There's just a faint chance that the weather will improve by tomorrow.
a faint reminder of their former greatness
I'd better lie down; I feel faint.
She felt faint from hunger.
He always faints at the sight of blood.
She almost fainted from the pain.
She suffers from fainting spells.
...shocking news can cause a person to fall into a faint...
He was exceedingly faint with the bruises he had received.
I haven't got the faintest idea what these scientists are talking about.
There was a faint smell of gas.
Her cries grew fainter.
present participle: fainting
past tense: fainted
past participle: fainted