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free from severity or violence, as in movement

so lacking in strength as to be barely audible

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small in degree, especially of probability

a temporary loss of consciousness

to suffer temporary lack of consciousness

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a spontaneous loss of consciousness caused by insufficient blood to the brain

pass out from weakness, physical or emotional distress due to a loss of blood supply to the brain

deficient in magnitude

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lacking clarity or distinctness

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lacking strength or vigor

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weak and likely to lose consciousness

indistinctly understood or felt or perceived

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lacking conviction or boldness or courage

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It was so faint that I doubt if any eyes, except those which, like ours, had for days seen nothing but blackness, could have perceived it at all.
In five minutes there was no longer any doubt; it /was/ a patch of faint light.
Above me, in the intense blue of the summer sky, some faint brown shreds of cloud whirled into nothingness.
For an instant, all was silence; even the bedlam of the forest died to a faint murmur.
Our conclusion is that at bottom the distinction between image and percept, as respectively faint and vivid states, is based on a difference of quality.
He replaces them all by faint sensations, and especially by pronunciation of words sotto voce.
In their intrinsic nature, though they often differ from sensations by being more dim or vague or faint, yet they do not always or universally differ from sensations in any way that can be used for defining them.
By IDEAS I mean the faint images of these in thinking and reasoning.
My only idea for the moment was to get away from these foul beings, and I scarcely noticed that I had emerged upon a faint pathway amidst the trees.
I began to be tormented by a faint rustling upon my right hand.
A little point of light shone on the further bend of the curve, and the grey sweep of the sandy beach lay faint under the starlight.
At that, though I was faint and horribly fatigued, I gathered together all my strength, and began running again towards the light.
By dint of patient investigation, we have been enabled to trace some characters bearing a faint resemblance to the names of the speakers; and we can only discern an entry of a song (supposed to have been sung by Mr.
If your cat faints, write down the time, how long she was unconscious, what she was doing at the time, and other symptoms.
If someone faints and does not come round within two minutes, then there may be something more seriously wrong.