faint


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Synonyms for faint

Synonyms for faint

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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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 a moment the lioness remained quiet with intense gaze directed upon the flitting Esmeralda, whose goal appeared to be the cupboard, into which she attempted to propel her huge bulk; but as the shelves were but nine or ten inches apart, she only succeeded in getting her head in; whereupon, with a final screech, which paled the jungle noises into insignificance, she fainted once again.
Jane Porter saw the great form disappear from the window, and then she, too, fainted, the revolver falling at her side.
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."
It frightened poor Lilla so that she trembled, and after a bit got so pale that I thought she had fainted. However, she held up and tried to stare back, but in a feeble kind of way.
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.
As you rise, blood rushes to your lower limbs and the supply of blood and oxygen to your brain drops, which may cause you to faint. If your doctor suspects this is the reason for your feelings of faintness, he or she may adjust your medication dose.
[USA], May 21 (ANI): American actor Elle Fanning had a health scare on Monday when she fainted at the Chopard Trophee dinner party.
Graham Carpenter, an owner with Faint for many years, said yesterday: "John was a great trainer and a good man.
* If a problem such as blocked coronary arteries, valve disease or a blood clot is causing you to faint, appropriate treatment will be advised.