faint

All Adjective Noun Verb
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  • Shortly afterwards she felt faint and was quickly taken home and put to bed.
  • She had not the faintest idea what she would do if he did. Cited from Rosa Mundi and Other Stories, by Ethel M. Dell
  • It has one strong and one faint wing bar, especially in young birds.
  • They have a faint line over the eye and a short thin bill.
  • There may be a faint third member of this system, although little is known about it.
  • When she heard this her strength seemed suddenly to leave her, and she nearly fainted. Cited from The Expressman and the Detective, by Allan Pinkerton
  • But we had gone but eight miles when he fainted and fell from his horse. Cited from Chatterbox, 1905, by Various
  • You never asked me, and never had the faintest idea of doing so. Cited from Lippincott's Magazine, October, 1877, Vol. XX. No. 118, by Various
  • The last time he was here he fainted and had to stay here all night. Cited from Mrs. Warren's Daughter, by Sir Harry Johnston
  • When she heard the sad story she fainted dead away at their feet. Cited from Moody's Anecdotes And Illustrations, by Dwight L. Moody
  • My girl fainted away in the middle of her big speech an hour ago. Cited from Jane Journeys On, by Ruth Comfort Mitchell
  • They find him, but when they are about to meet she faints from cold.
  • I was about to answer, but his eyes closed and he fainted dead away. Cited from Devon Boys, by George Manville Fenn
  • A man who faints standing at attention has not taken the proper position. Cited from Military Instructors Manual, by James P. Cole and Oliver Schoonmaker
  • What he might say after this was of little moment, for she had fainted. Cited from The Claverings, by Anthony Trollope
  • We released her, and laid her down in the street, but she fainted. Cited from Peter Simple, by Frederick Marryat
  • When sure that he was gone she fainted away and was carried from the room. Cited from Homestead on the Hillside, by Mary Jane Holmes
  • They have a faint line over their eyes and a faint broken eye ring.
  • Some women feel as if they are going to faint.
  • He fainted, and had to be carried out without the marriage taking place. Cited from The Mysteries of All Nations, by James Grant
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Meaning of faint

  • noun A spontaneous loss of consciousness caused by insufficient blood to the brain
  • verb Pass out from weakness, physical or emotional distress due to a loss of blood supply to the brain