1. faint

adjective. ['ˈfeɪnt'] deficient in magnitude; barely perceptible; lacking clarity or brightness or loudness etc.


  • weak


  • pleased
  • unmoved

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Rhymes with Faint

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How do you pronounce faint?

Pronounce faint as feɪnt.

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Sentences with faint

1. Noun, singular or mass
You may feel dizzy or faint upon standing up quickly after sitting or lying down.

2. Adjective
The same is done for the pressure when the sounds are too faint to be heard using a stethoscope.

3. Verb, base form
Your heart may not be able to pump enough oxygenated blood throughout your body, and you may faint.

Quotes about faint

1. There is no scent so pleasant to my nostrils as that faint, subtle reek which comes from an ancient book.
- Arthur Conan Doyle

2. I can't sleep, I can't eat, I can't do anything but think about him. At night I dream of him, all day I wait to see him, and when I do see him my heart turns over and I think I will faint with desire.
- Philippa Gregory, The Other Boleyn Girl

3. The Cosmos is all that is or was or ever will be. Our feeblest contemplations of the Cosmos stir us -- there is a tingling in the spine, a catch in the voice, a faint sensation, as if a distant memory, of falling from a height. We know we are approaching the greatest of mysteries.
- Carl Sagan, Cosmos

2. faint-hearted

adjective. lacking conviction or boldness or courage.


  • fainthearted
  • fearful
  • faint
  • cowardly


  • adventurous
  • forward
  • boldness
  • unafraid

3. faint

adjective. ['ˈfeɪnt'] lacking clarity or distinctness.


  • indistinct
  • vague
  • dim
  • shadowy


  • harmless
  • amicable
  • keep down
  • sane

4. faint

adjective. ['ˈfeɪnt'] lacking strength or vigor.


  • feeble


  • serious
  • dark

5. faint

verb. ['ˈfeɪnt'] pass out from weakness, physical or emotional distress due to a loss of blood supply to the brain.


  • black out
  • pass out
  • zonk out
  • conk


  • chaste
  • fatty
  • impure
  • sufficient

6. faint

adjective. ['ˈfeɪnt'] weak and likely to lose consciousness.


  • sick
  • light-headed
  • swooning
  • light
  • lightheaded


  • bright
  • dull
  • dullness
  • light

7. faint

adjective. ['ˈfeɪnt'] indistinctly understood or felt or perceived.


  • unalarming

8. faint

adjective. ['ˈfeɪnt'] lacking conviction or boldness or courage.


  • faint-hearted
  • fainthearted
  • fearful
  • cowardly


  • healthy
  • fit
  • propitious
  • good

9. faint

noun. ['ˈfeɪnt'] a spontaneous loss of consciousness caused by insufficient blood to the brain.


  • syncope
  • loss of consciousness
  • deliquium


  • darken
  • ascend
  • rise
  • heavy