not have the faintest/slightest idea

Definition of not have the faintest/slightest idea

  1. :  to not know or understand at all I don't have the faintest/slightest idea what you're talking about.

Word by Word Definitions

faintplay faintest
  1. :  lacking courage and spirit :  cowardly

    :  weak, dizzy, and likely to faint

    :  lacking strength or vigor :  performed, offered, or accomplished weakly or languidly

  1. :  to lose courage or spirit

    :  to become weak

    :  to lose consciousness because of a temporary decrease in the blood supply to the brain

  1. :  the physiological action of fainting

    :  the resulting condition :  syncope

slightplay slightest
  1. :  having a slim or delicate build :  not stout or massive in body

    :  lacking in strength or substance :  flimsy, frail

    :  deficient in weight, solidity, or importance :  trivial

  1. :  to treat as slight or unimportant :  make light of

    :  to treat with disdain or indifference

    :  to perform or attend to carelessly and inadequately

  1. :  an act or an instance of slighting

    :  an instance of being slighted :  a humiliating discourtesy

  1. :  a transcendent entity that is a real pattern of which existing things are imperfect representations

    :  a standard of perfection :  ideal

    :  a plan for action :  design

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