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  Words related to faint

Related / Similar Words: swoon, syncope, deliquium, conk, pass out, fainthearted, timid, dim, shadowy, vague, wispy, feeble, light, swooning, light-headed, lightheaded

 

Definition:
  • a spontaneous loss of consciousness caused by insufficient blood to the brain;
  • pass out from weakness, physical or emotional distress due to a loss of blood supply to the brain;
  • lacking conviction or boldness or courage; "faint heart ne''er won fair lady";
  • lacking clarity or distinctness; "a dim figure in the distance"; "only a faint recollection"; "shadowy figures in the gloom"; "saw a vague outline of a building through the fog"; "a few wispy memories of childhood";
  • indistinctly understood or felt or perceived; "a faint clue to the origin of the mystery"; "haven''t the faintest idea";
  • barely perceptible; lacking clarity or brightness or loudness etc; "a faint outline"; "the wan sun cast faint shadows"; "the faint light of a distant candle"; "faint colors"; "a faint hissing sound"; "a faint aroma";
  • lacking strength or vigor; "damning with faint praise"; "faint resistance"; "feeble efforts"; "a feeble voice";
  • weak and likely to lose consciousness; "suddenly felt faint from the pain"; "was sick and faint from hunger"; "felt light in the head"; "a swooning fit"; "light-headed with wine"; "light-headed from lack of sleep";

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    Derivational Morphology: conk, swoon, pass out, syncope, deliquium

     

     
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