Thesaurus

faints

noun
plural of faint

Synonyms of faints

(Entry 1 of 2)

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

Synonyms for faints

Words Related to faints

faints

verb
present tense third-person singular of faint

Synonyms & Antonyms of faints (Entry 2 of 2)

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

Synonyms for faints

Words Related to faints

Antonyms for faints

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More About faints

Thesaurus Entries Near faints

faintness

faints

fair

See More Nearby Entries 

Cite this Entry

“Faints.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/faints. Accessed 5 Aug. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

More from Merriam-Webster on faints

Nglish: Translation of faints for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of faints for Arabic Speakers

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Dog Words Quiz

  • shiba puppy more or less demanding cuddles
  • Which of the following animals has a dog in its etymology?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!