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faint

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of faint

  1. 1 not seen or understood clearly after wandering in the woods for hours, we had only a faint idea of where we were Synonyms blear, bleary, blurry, dim, foggy, fuzzy, gauzy, hazy, indefinite, indistinct, indistinguishable, misty, murky, nebulous, obscure, opaque, pale, shadowy, unclear, undefined, undetermined, vague Related Words dark, dusky, gloomy; impalpable, inappreciable, intangible, invisible; hieroglyphic (also hieroglyphical), incomprehensible, indecipherable, indiscernible, inexplicable, mysterious, obfuscatory, puzzling Near Antonyms bright, distinct, evident, obvious, plain; certain, firm, strong, sure Antonyms clear, definite, pellucid

  2. 2 lacking bodily strength I was starting to feel a little faint after going so long without food Synonyms asthenic, debilitated, delicate, down-and-out, effete, enervated, enfeebled, weak, feeble, frail, infirm, languid, low, prostrate, prostrated, sapped, slight, soft, softened, tender, unsubstantial, wasted, weakened, wimpish, wimpyRelated Words challenged, disabled, incapacitated, invalid; paralyzed; broken-down, decrepit; impotent, powerless; breakable, flimsy, fragile; dizzy, groggy, rocky, unsteady, woozy; drained, exhausted, flagging, tired, weary, worn-out; damaged, harmed, hurt, impaired, injured, lame, unsound; resistless, susceptible, unresistant, vulnerable, yieldingNear Antonyms able-bodied, athletic, beefy, brawny, fit, husky, muscular, sinewy, strapping, virile; hard, hardy, lusty, red-blooded, robust, sturdy, tough; fortified, hardened, inured, strengthened, toughened; energetic, energized, invigorated, vigorous, vitalized; hale, healthy, sound; capable, competent; convalescing, recovering, recuperatingAntonyms mighty, powerful, rugged, stalwart, stout, strong


faint

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of faint

  1. a temporary state of unconsciousness shocking news can cause a person to fall into a faint Synonyms blackout, insensibility, knockout, swim, swoon, syncope Related Words daze, stupor, trance; drowsiness, narcosis, sleep, somnolence


faint

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of faint

  1. to lose consciousness the kind of person who faints at the sight of blood Synonyms black out, conk (out), keel (over), pass out, swoon Related Words break down, collapse; zonk (out) Antonyms come around, come round, come to, revive


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