Faintly - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈfeɪntli|  American pronunciation of the word faintly
Brit.  |ˈfeɪntli|  British pronunciation of the word faintly

adverb

- to a faint degree or weakly perceived

between him and the dim light a form was outlined faintly
stars shining faintly through the overcast
could hear his distant shouts only faintly
the rumors weren't even faintly true

Examples

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...

between him and the dim light a form was outlined faintly

stars shining faintly through the overcast

could hear his distant shouts only faintly

the rumors weren't even faintly true

See also:  WebsterWiktionaryLongman