adjective. ['ˈfeɪnt'] deficient in magnitude; barely perceptible; lacking clarity or brightness or loudness etc.
Words that Rhyme with Faint
Example sentences of the word faint
1. Noun, singular or mass
You may feel dizzy or faint upon standing up quickly after sitting or lying down.
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 containing the word 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
adjective. lacking conviction or boldness or courage.
adjective. ['ˈfeɪnt'] lacking clarity or distinctness.
- keep down
adjective. ['ˈfeɪnt'] lacking strength or vigor.
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
adjective. ['ˈfeɪnt'] weak and likely to lose consciousness.
adjective. ['ˈfeɪnt'] indistinctly understood or felt or perceived.
adjective. ['ˈfeɪnt'] lacking conviction or boldness or courage.
noun. ['ˈfeɪnt'] a spontaneous loss of consciousness caused by insufficient blood to the brain.
- loss of consciousness