faint

  • 1 Faint — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda «Faint» Sencillo de Linkin Park del álbum Meteora Publicación 1 de julio de 2003 Formato CD …

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  • 2 Faint — (f[=a]nt), a. [Compar. {Fainter} ( [ e]r); superl. {Faintest}.] [OE. feint, faint, false, faint, F. feint, p. p. of feindre to feign, suppose, hesitate. See {Feign}, and cf. {Feint}.] 1. Lacking strength; weak; languid; inclined to swoon; as,… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 faint — faint·ing·ly; faint·ly; faint·ness; faint; faint·heart·ed·ly; faint·heart·ed·ness; …

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  • 4 Faint — Faint, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Fainted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Fainting}.] 1. To become weak or wanting in vigor; to grow feeble; to lose strength and color, and the control of the bodily or mental functions; to swoon; sometimes with away. See {Fainting} …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 faint — [adj1] having little effect on senses aside, bated, bland, bleached, blurred, breathless, deadened, deep, delicate, dim, distant, dull, dusty, faded, faltering, far off, feeble, gentle, hazy, hoarse, hushed, ill defined, imperceptible, inaudible …

    New thesaurus

  • 6 Faint — Faint, n. The act of fainting, or the state of one who has fainted; a swoon. [R.] See {Fainting}, n. [1913 Webster] The saint, Who propped the Virgin in her faint. Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 Faint — Faint, v. t. To cause to faint or become dispirited; to depress; to weaken. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] It faints me to think what follows. Shak. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 8 Faint — Faint: Faint  песня группы Linkin Park. The Faint  американская инди рок группа. Список зна …

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  • 9 faint — faint, feint Both words come from the same Old French root feindre ‘to feign’. Faint is used as an adjective meaning ‘indistinct, pale’ or ‘feeling dizzy’, as a noun meaning ‘a loss of consciousness’, and as a verb meaning ‘to lose consciousness’ …

    Modern English usage

  • 10 faint — [fānt] adj. [ME feint < OFr, sluggish, orig. pp. of feindre: see FEIGN] 1. without strength; weak; feeble 2. without courage or hope; timid 3. done without strength, vigor, or enthusiasm; halfhearted 4. feeling weak and dizzy, as if about to… …

    English World dictionary

  • 11 Faint — may refer to: * Syncope (medicine), a medical term for fainting * Faint (song), a song by Linkin park * Feint, a maneuver designed to distract or mislead * Feint (song), a song by Epica …

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  • 12 faint — index inconspicuous, indefinite, indistinct, insufficient, languid, nebulous, powerless, prostration, remote …

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  • 13 faint — ► ADJECTIVE 1) (of a sight, smell, or sound) barely perceptible. 2) (of a hope, chance, or idea) slight. 3) close to losing consciousness. ► VERB ▪ briefly lose consciousness because of an insufficient supply of oxygen to the brain. ► NOUN ▪ a… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 14 faint — [[t]fe͟ɪnt[/t]] fainter, faintest, faints, fainting, fainted 1) ADJ GRADED: usu ADJ n A faint sound, colour, mark, feeling, or quality has very little strength or intensity. He became aware of the soft, faint sounds of water dripping... The room… …

    English dictionary

  • 15 faint — I UK [feɪnt] / US adjective Word forms faint : adjective faint comparative fainter superlative faintest ** 1) a faint sight, sound, smell, or taste is not strong or clear He could see the faint glow of a lamp through the curtains. His voice was… …

    English dictionary

  • 16 faint — I adj. to feel faint from (she felt faint from lack of air) II n. 1) to fall into a faint 2) a dead faint (to fall into a dead faint) III v. (D; intr.) to faint from (to faint from loss of blood) * * * [feɪnt] to fall into a faint to feel faint… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 17 faint — faint1 [ feınt ] adjective ** 1. ) a faint sight, sound, smell, or taste is not strong or clear: He could see the faint glow of a lamp through the curtains. His voice was so faint as to be almost inaudible. the faint scent of woodsmoke a ) used… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 18 faint — faint1 [feınt] adj [Date: 1200 1300; : Old French; Origin: faindre, feindre to pretend ; FEIGN] 1.) difficult to see, hear, smell etc ▪ She gave a faint smile. ▪ a very faint noise ▪ the faint light of dawn 2.) a faint hope/possibility/ch …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 19 faint — 01. Vanna felt [faint] after standing out in the hot sun all day. 02. The old woman [fainted] when she heard the news that her husband had been hit by a car. 03. There is now only a [faint] hope that any of the crewmen have survived the sinking… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 20 faint — fainter, n. faintingly, adv. faintish, adj. faintishness, n. faintly, adv. faintness, n. /faynt/, adj., fainter, faintest, v., n. adj …

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