faint definition

  • adjective:
    • Lacking energy or vitality; feeble.
    • Lacking conviction, boldness, or courage; shy.
    • Lacking brightness: a faint light inside gloom.
    • Lacking quality or distinctness: a faint recollection.
    • prone to belong to a faint; dizzy and weak: felt faint for a minute.
    • Lacking energy; poor; languid; inclined to swoon; as, faint with fatigue, appetite, or thirst.
    • Wanting in nerve, character, or energy; timorous; cowardly; dejected; depressed.
    • Lacking distinctness; scarcely perceptible; hitting the sensory faculties feebly; maybe not brilliant, or noisy, or razor-sharp, or forcible; poor; because, a faint color, or sound.
    • Performed, done, or acted, in a weak or feeble way; not exhibiting vitality, power, or energy; slight; since, light attempts; faint opposition.
    • Lacking strength or vigor; feeble.
    • Lacking belief, boldness, or nerve; fearful.
    • poor brightness: a faint light into the gloom.
    • Lacking clarity or distinctness: a faint recollection.
    • prone to get into a faint; dizzy and poor: experienced faint for a minute.
    • poor power; weak; languid; inclined to swoon; because, light with exhaustion, appetite, or thirst.
    • Wanting in courage, spirit, or energy; timorous; cowardly; dejected; depressed.
    • Lacking strength; poor; languid; inclined to swoon.
    • Wanting in courage, spirit, or energy; timorous; cowardly; dejected; depressed.”
    • Lacking distinctness; barely perceptible; striking the senses feebly; perhaps not brilliant, or loud, or razor-sharp, or forcible; weak.
    • Performed, done, or acted, in a weak or feeble way; perhaps not exhibiting vigor, strength, or power; small
    • poor distinctness; barely perceptible; hitting the senses feebly; maybe not bright, or loud, or razor-sharp, or forcible; poor; as, a faint shade, or sound.
    • Performed, done, or acted, in a weak or feeble fashion; perhaps not exhibiting vitality, power, or energy; slight; as, light attempts; faint opposition.
    • Lacking strength; weak; languid; inclined to swoon.
    • Wanting in nerve, character, or power; timorous; cowardly; dejected; depressed.”
    • Lacking distinctness; scarcely perceptible; hitting the sensory faculties feebly; maybe not bright, or loud, or sharp, or forcible; weak.
    • Performed, done, or acted, in a weak or feeble way; not exhibiting vigor, power, or energy; small
    • lacking energy or vitality
    • lacking conviction or boldness or courage
    • Lacking energy or vigor; feeble.
    • Lacking belief, boldness, or courage; shy.
    • Lacking brightness: a faint light when you look at the gloom.
    • Lacking quality or distinctness: a faint recollection.
    • prone to get into a faint; dizzy and weak: considered faint for a second.
    • Lacking power; weak; languid; inclined to swoon; since, light with exhaustion, hunger, or thirst.
    • Wanting in nerve, spirit, or power; timorous; cowardly; dejected; depressed.
    • poor distinctness; scarcely perceptible; hitting the sensory faculties feebly; maybe not brilliant, or noisy, or sharp, or forcible; poor; since, a faint shade, or noise.
    • lacking quality or distinctness
    • poor and likely to lose awareness
    • lacking strength or vigor
    • indistinctly recognized or felt or identified
    • lacking belief or boldness or nerve
    • lacking in magnitude; scarcely perceptible; lacking clarity or brightness or loudness etc
    • lacking quality or distinctness
    • Performed, done, or acted, in a weak or feeble manner; maybe not exhibiting vigor, power, or energy; slight; as, faint efforts; faint resistance.
    • weak and more likely to drop awareness
    • indistinctly grasped or believed or understood
    • lacking in magnitude; scarcely perceptible; lacking quality or brightness or loudness etc
    • Lacking power; weak; languid; inclined to swoon.
    • Wanting in courage, spirit, or power; timorous; cowardly; dejected; depressed.”
    • poor distinctness; barely perceptible; hitting the senses feebly; not brilliant, or loud, or sharp, or forcible; poor.
    • Performed, done, or acted, in a weak or feeble way; not exhibiting vigor, strength, or power; minor
    • lacking energy or vigor
    • lacking conviction or boldness or courage
    • lacking clarity or distinctness
    • weak and very likely to lose awareness
    • indistinctly grasped or thought or recognized
    • lacking in magnitude; hardly perceptible; lacking clarity or brightness or loudness etc
  • noun:
    • An abrupt, frequently brief lack of awareness, generally speaking involving failure of normal blood supply. See Synonyms at blackout.
    • An abrupt, often brief lack of consciousness, generally speaking related to failure of regular circulation. See Synonyms at blackout.
    • The act of fainting.
    • their state of one who may have fainted; a-swoon.
    • The act of fainting, and/or state of 1 who's got fainted; a-swoon. [R.] See fainting, n.
    • The work of fainting.
    • hawaii of just one who has fainted; a-swoon.
    • The act of fainting, or perhaps the condition of one who has fainted; a-swoon. [R.] See fainting, n.
    • among the colored outlines (usually pale) on writing-paper.
    • plural The impure character which comes over very first and last-in the distillation of whisky, the previous being labeled as the powerful, and also the latter, which is alot more plentiful, the weak faints. This crude spirit is a lot impregnated with fetid acrylic (fusel-oil); hence very unwholesome, and should be purified by rectification.
    • A fainting-fit; a-swoon.
    • the colored outlines (usually pale) on writing-paper.
    • plural The impure spirit which comes over very first and last-in the distillation of whisky, the previous being called the strong, and also the latter, which is a lot more plentiful, the poor faints. This crude spirit is much impregnated with fetid gas (fusel-oil); it is therefore really unwholesome, and must be purified by rectification.
    • A fainting-fit; a swoon.
    • An abrupt, often brief losing awareness, generally speaking associated with failure of normal blood supply. See Synonyms at blackout.
    • a spontaneous losing awareness due to insufficient blood toward brain
    • a spontaneous loss of consciousness caused by inadequate bloodstream towards mind
    • The act of fainting.
    • their state of one who has got fainted; a swoon.
    • The work of fainting, or even the state of just one that has fainted; a-swoon. [R.] See fainting, n.
    • the colored lines (usually pale) on writing-paper.
    • plural The impure character which comes over very first and last in the distillation of whisky, the former being called the strong, and also the latter, which will be more plentiful, the weak faints. This crude spirit is much impregnated with fetid acrylic (fusel-oil); therefore extremely unwholesome, and must be purified by rectification.
    • A fainting-fit; a swoon.
    • a spontaneous loss in awareness caused by inadequate bloodstream towards brain
  • verb-intransitive:
    • to-fall into a usually brief state of unconsciousness.
    • Archaic To weaken in purpose or spirit.
    • To fall into a usually brief condition of unconsciousness.
    • Archaic To deteriorate in purpose or nature.
    • To become poor or desiring in vigor; to cultivate feeble; to lose energy and shade, plus the control over the physical or mental functions; to swoon; -- sometimes with away. See fainting, n.
    • To sink into dejection; to lose courage or nature; in order to become despondent or despondent.
    • To decay; to go away completely; to vanish.
    • To become weak or desiring in vitality; to develop feeble; to get rid of power and color, as well as the control of the actual or emotional functions; to swoon; -- occasionally with away. See fainting, n.
    • To sink into dejection; to reduce courage or spirit; in order to become despondent or despondent.
    • To decay; to fade away; to disappear.
    • To fall into a usually brief state of unconsciousness.
    • Archaic To weaken in function or nature.
    • To become weak or desiring in vitality; to cultivate feeble; to get rid of power and color, and the control of the physical or mental functions; to swoon; -- occasionally with away. See fainting, n.
    • To sink into dejection; to lose nerve or spirit; to be depressed or despondent.
    • To decay; to disappear completely; to vanish.
  • verb:
    • To lose awareness. Due to deficiencies in oxygen or nutrients towards the brain, usually due to a suddenly paid off blood flow (could be caused by psychological traumatization, loss in blood or various medical ailments).
    • to get rid of awareness. Brought on by a lack of oxygen or nutritional elements into brain, typically because of a suddenly paid down blood flow (may be brought on by emotional injury, losing bloodstream or numerous medical conditions).
    • To lose consciousness. Due to insufficient air or nutritional elements towards mind, usually as a consequence of a suddenly paid off blood flow (may be brought on by psychological upheaval, reduced bloodstream or various diseases).
    • pass-out from weakness, physical or emotional distress considering a loss of circulation on mind
    • pass out from weakness, physical or psychological distress as a result of a loss of blood supply into the brain
    • pass out from weakness, actual or emotional stress due to a loss in blood supply towards the mind
  • verb-transitive:
    • resulting in to faint or come to be dispirited; to depress; to deteriorate.
    • To cause to faint or become dispirited; to depress; to damage.
    • resulting in to faint or come to be dispirited; to depress; to deteriorate.
  • others:
    • Feigned; simulated.
    • Having or showing small force or earnestness; perhaps not forcible or energetic; not energetic; desiring energy, energy, or heartiness: as, a faint resistance; a faint effort.
    • Having small character or cartoon; dispirited; dejected; depressed.
    • Having little nerve; cowardly; timorous.
    • Having a rigorous sense of weakness or fatigue; inclined to swoon: as, light with hunger; faint and sore with vacation.
    • fragile by explanation of smallness or slenderness; little; slender.
    • Having small clearness or distinctness; hardly perceptible by or feebly impacting the sensory faculties; indistinct; deficient in brightness, vividness, or clearness, loudness, sharpness, or force; maybe not well defined; feeble; dim: since, a faint light; a faint shade; a faint resemblance.
    • Feigned; simulated.
    • Having or showing small power or earnestness; perhaps not forcible or energetic; maybe not active; wanting energy, energy, or heartiness: because, a faint weight; a faint effort.
    • Having small nature or cartoon; dispirited; dejected; depressed.
    • Having small courage; cowardly; timorous.
    • In order to become poor in character; drop character or courage; sink into dejection; despond; droop.
    • To become faint, poor, or fatigued in human anatomy; fail in strength or vigor; languish; droop; especially, to-fall into a-swoon; lose sensation and consciousness; swoon: occasionally with away.
    • to be light to the view; become gradually dim or indistinct; fade; vanish.
    • which will make light; weaken; depress; dishearten; deject.
    • Oppressive: applied to the atmosphere.
    • Having a rigorous feeling of weakness or fatigue; inclined to swoon: because, faint with hunger; faint and aching with vacation.
    • Weak by explanation of smallness or slenderness; tiny; slender.
    • Having little clearness or distinctness; hardly perceptible by or feebly influencing the sensory faculties; indistinct; deficient in brightness, vividness, or clearness, loudness, sharpness, or force; not well defined; feeble; dim: as, a faint light; a faint shade; a faint similarity.
    • to be weak in nature; drop spirit or courage; sink into dejection; despond; droop.
    • To become light, poor, or exhausted in human body; fail in strength or vigor; languish; droop; especially, to fall into a-swoon; lose sensation and awareness; swoon: often with away.
    • In order to become light into view; be gradually dim or indistinct; fade; vanish.
    • In order to make faint; weaken; depress; dishearten; deject.
    • Oppressive: put on the atmosphere.
    • Feigned; simulated.
    • Having or showing little power or earnestness; perhaps not forcible or energetic; not active; wanting strength, energy, or heartiness: because, a faint weight; a faint effort.
    • Having small character or animation; dispirited; dejected; depressed.
    • Having small courage; cowardly; timorous.
    • Having an intense feeling of weakness or exhaustion; inclined to swoon: since, light with hunger; light and aching with vacation.
    • fragile by explanation of smallness or slenderness; little; slender.
    • Having small clearness or distinctness; hardly perceptible by or feebly impacting the sensory faculties; indistinct; lacking in brightness, vividness, or clearness, loudness, sharpness, or force; perhaps not well defined; feeble; dim: since, a faint light; a faint shade; a faint similarity.
    • In order to become weak in nature; lose nature or courage; sink into dejection; despond; droop.
    • To become faint, poor, or exhausted in body; fail in strength or vigor; languish; droop; specifically, to-fall into a-swoon; drop feeling and awareness; swoon: sometimes with away.
    • to be light on view; be slowly dim or indistinct; fade; vanish.
    • to create faint; weaken; depress; dishearten; deject.
    • Oppressive: applied to the environment.

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