faint[ feynt ]SEE DEFINITION OF faint
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR FAINT
With a faint shriek, Eudora sprung forward, and threw herself at his feet.
But as Philothea bent over him, she perceived a faint pulsation of the heart.
"Thank you, no," returned the Persian, with a faint smile of his own.
The walls were done in white with a faint blue and silver stripe.
There was a rush and faint roar of the flame up the chimney as the cardboard burned.
It fell slowly, with a crash that was like a faint echo of the explosion.
Yet, now, in the dullness ran a faint suggestion of something sinister.
There was a faint sweet odor of blossoms, so soon to become rank and heavy.
Once or twice I caught some faint echo of the talk about us.
He had fallen into a chair, faint and overcome, as tears came to his eyes.
RELATED WORDS AND SYNONYMS FOR FAINT
- buttoned up
- clammed up
- closed up
- dummied up
- not talkative
- struck dumb