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fainter, comparative; faintest, superlative;
  1. (of a sight, smell, or sound) Barely perceptible
    • - the faint murmur of voices
  2. (of a hope, chance, or possibility) Slight; remote
    • - there is a faint chance that the enemy may flee
  3. Weak and dizzy; close to losing consciousness
    • - the heat made him feel faint
  4. Appearing feeble or lacking in strength
    • - the faint beat of a butterfly's wing
  1. Lose consciousness for a short time because of a temporarily insufficient supply of oxygen to the brain

  2. Grow weak or feeble; decline
    • - the fires were fainting
  1. A sudden loss of consciousness
    • - she hit the floor in a dead faint

  1. a spontaneous loss of consciousness caused by insufficient blood to the brain
  2. 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"
  3. pass out from weakness, physical or emotional distress due to a loss of blood supply to the brain
  4. dim: 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"
  5. lacking strength or vigor; "damning with faint praise"; "faint resistance"; "feeble efforts"; "a feeble voice"
  6. 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"
  7. indistinctly understood or felt or perceived; "a faint clue to the origin of the mystery"; "haven't the faintest idea"
  8. lacking conviction or boldness or courage; "faint heart ne'er won fair lady"
  9. (faintly) 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"
  10. (faintness) a feeling of faintness and of being ready to swoon
  11. (faintness) barely audible
  12. "Faint" is a song by Linkin Park from their second studio album Meteora. The song was released as the album's second single in mid-2003 and entered the top thirty on the majority of the charts it appeared on, including the Hot 100, in which it peaked at #48. The song reached #1 on the U.S. ...
  13. The Faint is an American indie rock band. Formed in Omaha, Nebraska, the band consists of Todd Fink, Jacob Thiele, Dapose, Joel Petersen and Clark Baechle. The Faint was originally known as Norman Bailer and included Conor Oberst (of Bright Eyes, with whom the Faint toured in 2005). ...
  14. (Faintness) Syncope is the medical term for fainting, a sudden, usually temporary, loss of consciousness generally caused by insufficient oxygen in the brain either through cerebral hypoxia or through hypotension, but possibly for other reasons. ...
  15. The act of fainting; The state of one who has fainted; a swoon; To lose consciousness. Caused by a lack of oxygen or nutrients to the brain, usually as a result of a suddenly reduced blood flow (may be caused by emotional trauma, loss of blood or various medical conditions); Lacking strength; ...
  16. (faintly) in a faint manner; very quietly or lightly
  17. desmayo; débil; desmayado; tímido; cobarde; leve; vago; remoto; mareado; desmayarse; I haven't the faintest idea
  18. (v): falter. FS (many); Golding Ovid; Brooke Romeus; Edwards Dam&Pith; Lodge Wounds; Kyd Sol&Per; Lyly Midas; Marlowe Dido, Faustus; (anon.) Woodstock, Mucedorus, Arden, Penelope
  19. the crude, impure spirits given off in the first and last stages the distillation of liquor.
  20. means when your brain stops working for a few seconds and you fall over. What’s the word?
  21. If a Dude's hit points are less than or equal to zero, then that Dude has fainted. The wandering monsters are likely to steal some or all of your gold. In a battle, the first one who faints is sometimes called the Loser Dude.
  22. (1) [1] touches temple, then (2h)[S], PO towards, crossed at wrists, open while pronating, like THINK SAVE. (2) [K] touches temple with middle finger and descends while closing to strike [B], PO up with pinkie side. For a QuickTime movie of this sign, see ASL browser - pass out. ...
  23. a very small star on the forehead, sometimes mixed with colored hairs