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noun as in dizziness


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Derek Carr scored the lone touchdown of the half on a one-yard quarterback sneak for the Raiders, who are trying to keep their own faint playoff hopes from being extinguished.

In June 2016, a faint star in the constellation Sagittarius brightened a bit.

Astronomers then compare the brightness of these standard candles with that of fainter ones in nearby galaxies to deduce their distances.

A brilliant and lingering supernova may be a once-in-a-few-centuries occurrence, but we’ll have astronomers and the internet to guide our eyes toward a fainter dot.

The eROSITA data reveal a faint and previously unknown bubble below the galactic plane, and a matching bubble above.

She snatched them from him, and burst into a fit of hysterical crying, which ended in a faintness almost as of death.

After his interview with Eloise, the Colonel had complained of nausea and faintness, and had gone early to bed.

The faintness caused by lack of food, the cramps in his limbs from constant kneeling, made him unable to sleep.

May leans against the wall, a terrible sick faintness, born of excitement and hysteria, coming suddenly upon her.

Faintness overcame me and I stopped to camp, though only a short distance had been covered.

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On this page you'll find 157 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to faintness, such as: decrepitude, disease, enervation, enfeeblement, exhaustion, and feebleness.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.