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Synonyms for faint

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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

References in classic literature ?
Its faint gleam discovered to us a dark mass of water running at our feet.
We stared with all our eyes, and there, yes, there, far ahead of us, was a faint, glimmering spot, no larger than a cottage window pane.
It chanced that the face was towards me; the sightless eyes seemed to watch me; there was the faint shadow of a smile on the lips.
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.
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.
A faint, delicate flush began to show itself in her face.
"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.
Bergstrom faint? And it only touched her in the face.
All at once she turned round, threw up her hands, and fell down in a faint. I could not see what else happened just then, for Mimi had thrown herself on her knees beside her and hid her from me.
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.
"As far as I understand," he said, "you appear to take it for granted that no innocent woma n would have fainted on first seeing you.
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.
I have the advantages you mention, but when I hear even the bark of a single dog I feel ready to faint, and fly away as fast as I can."