Part of speech:

A swoon.

Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: verb

To swoon; become spiritless; despond; grow weak; fade; vanish.

Part of speech: adjective

Despondent; timid; weak.

Part of speech: adjective

Indistinct; feeble; dim.

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Usage examples "faint":

  1. There were faint squeakings. - "Operation Terror", William Fitzgerald Jenkins.
  2. I often turn faint, and only keep up by an effort of will; this will not last through the summer- and I am content it should be so. - "Timar's Two Worlds", Mór Jókai.
  3. " I shall faint if I lie here any longer," he said at last. - "When London Burned", G. A. Henty.