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Overview of noun faint

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1. faint, swoon, syncope, deliquium -- (a spontaneous loss of consciousness caused by insufficient blood to the brain)

Overview of verb faint

The verb faint has 1 sense

1. faint, conk, swoon, pass out -- (pass out from weakness, physical or emotional distress due to a loss of blood supply to the brain)

Overview of adj faint
1. faint, weak -- (deficient in magnitude; barely perceptible; lacking clarity or brightness or loudness etc; "a faint outline"; "the wan sun cast faint shadows"; "the faint light of a distant candle"; "weak colors"; "a faint hissing sound"; "a faint aroma"; "a weak pulse")

2. dim, faint, shadowy, vague, wispy -- (lacking clarity or distinctness; "a dim figure in the distance"; "only a faint recollection"; "shadowy figures in the gloom"; "saw a vague outline of a building through the fog"; "a few wispy memories of childhood")

3. faint, feeble -- (lacking strength or vigor; "damning with faint praise"; "faint resistance"; "feeble efforts"; "a feeble voice")

4. faint, light, swooning, light-headed, lightheaded -- (weak and likely to lose consciousness; "suddenly felt faint from the pain"; "was sick and faint from hunger"; "felt light in the head"; "a swooning fit"; "light-headed with wine"; "light-headed from lack of sleep")

5. faint -- (indistinctly understood or felt or perceived; "a faint clue to the origin of the mystery"; "haven't the faintest idea")

6. faint, fainthearted, timid, faint-hearted -- (lacking conviction or boldness or courage; "faint heart ne'er won fair lady")

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