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Another word for faint

  1. Free from severity or violence, as in movement

      1. Yielding readily to pressure or weight:
      2. Easily molded, cut, or worked:
      3. Not tense and therefore capable of absorbing the impact of a ball or puck and of catching, receiving, or controlling it:
      1. Having a surface free from irregularities, roughness, or projections; even.
      2. Free from waves or disturbances; calm:
      3. Free from hair, whiskers, or stubble:
      1. Gentle or kind in disposition, manners, or behavior.
      2. Moderate in type, degree, effect, or force:
      3. Not extreme:
      1. Considerate or kindly in disposition; amiable and tender.
      2. Not harsh or severe; mild and soft:
      3. Easily managed or handled; docile:
      1. Pleasing to the senses, especially in a subtle way:
      2. Easily broken or damaged:
      3. Exquisitely fine or dainty:
      1. Having the quality or fragrance of balm; soothing.
      2. Mild and pleasant:
      3. Eccentric in behavior.
  2. So lacking in strength as to be barely audible

      1. Lacking physical strength, energy, or vigor; feeble.
      2. Likely to fail under pressure, stress, or strain; lacking resistance:
      3. Lacking firmness of character or strength of will:
      1. Lacking bodily strength; weak:
      2. Having little intensity or strength; faint:
      3. Having little capacity to withstand pressure or strain:
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  3. Small in degree, especially of probability

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  4. Not clearly perceived or perceptible

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  1. A temporary loss of consciousness

      1. The shortening of a word by omission of a sound, letter, or syllable from the middle of the word; for example, bos'n for boatswain.
      2. A brief loss of consciousness caused by inadequate blood flow to the brain.
      1. To faint.
      2. To be overwhelmed by ecstatic joy.
      3. A fainting spell; syncope.
      1. A cutoff of electric power, especially as a result of a shortage, a mechanical failure, or overuse by consumers.
      2. The concealment or extinguishment of lights that might be visible to enemy aircraft during an air raid.
      3. The sudden extinguishment of all stage lights in a theater to indicate the passage of time or to mark the end of an act or scene.
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  1. To suffer temporary lack of consciousness

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Another word for faint

  1. Having little physical strength

  2. Having little brightness or color

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  3. Having little volume of sound

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