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faint

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 3)

1 not seen or understood clearly
  • after wandering in the woods for hours, we had only a faint idea of where we were

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faint

noun

Synonyms of faint (Entry 2 of 3)

a temporary state of unconsciousness
  • shocking news can cause a person to fall into a faint

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faint

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of faint (Entry 3 of 3)

to lose consciousness
  • the kind of person who faints at the sight of blood

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The first known use of faint was in the 14th century

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“Faint.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/faint. Accessed 19 Feb. 2020.

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