Adjective Definition


1.Definition: 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", "A faint hissing sound", "A faint aroma"

Related Adjective(s):weak

2.Definition: indistinctly understood or felt or perceived

"A faint clue to the origin of the mystery", "Haven't the faintest idea"

3.Definition: lacking clarity or distinctness

"Only a faint recollection"

Related Adjective(s):dim, shadowy, vague, wispy

4.Definition: lacking conviction or boldness or courage

"Faint heart ne'er won fair lady"

Related Adjective(s):fainthearted, timid

5.Definition: lacking strength or vigor

"Damning with faint praise", "Faint resistance"

Related Adjective(s):feeble

6.Definition: weak and likely to lose consciousness

"Suddenly felt faint from the pain", "Was sick and faint from hunger"

Related Adjective(s):light, lightheaded, swooning

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