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faint /feɪnt/ adjective


تیره ، کمرنگ ، خفیف ، غشی ، از حال رفتن ، ضعیف ، کم نور ، ضعف کردن ، غش کردن ، علوم مهندسی: ناپیدا ، قانون ـ فقه: غش کردن ، روانشناسی: ضعیف
faint
[adjective]
Synonyms:
- dim, distant, faded, indistinct, low, muted, soft, subdued, vague
- slight, feeble, remote, unenthusiastic, weak
- dizzy, exhausted, giddy, light-headed, muzzy, weak, woozy (informal)
[verb]
Synonyms:
- pass out, black out, collapse, flake out (informal), keel over (informal), lose consciousness, swoon (literary)
[noun]
Synonyms:
- blackout, collapse, swoon (literary), unconsciousness
Antonyms: clear
Contrasted words: bright, distinct, evident, obvious, patent, unmistakable, certain, sure
Related Idioms: a dead faint, faint dead away, fall in a faint, go out like a light, pass out cold
Related Words: blurred, dusty, pale, wan, weak, hushed, inaudible, low, muffled, small, soft, stifled, thin, grayout, swim, dizziness, vertigo, knockout, gray out
English Thesaurus: quiet, low, soft, silent, hushed, ...

[TahlilGaran] English Synonym Dictionary

I. faint1 /feɪnt/ adjective
[Date: 1200-1300; Language: Old French; Origin: faindre, feindre 'to pretend'; feign]

1. difficult to see, hear, smell etc:
She gave a faint smile.
a very faint noise
the faint light of dawn

2. a faint hope/possibility/chance etc a very small or slight hope etc:
a faint hope that they might be alive

3. not have the faintest idea to not know anything at all about something:
I don’t have the faintest idea what you’re talking about.

4. feeling weak and as if you are about to become unconscious because you are very ill, tired, or hungry:
The heat made him feel quite faint.
faint with
I was faint with hunger.
—faintly adverb:
Everyone looked faintly surprised.
The sun shone faintly through the clouds.
—faintness noun [uncountable]
damn somebody/something with faint praise at damn4(6)

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

II. faint2 verb [intransitive]

1. to suddenly become unconscious for a short time Synonym : pass out:
Several fans fainted in the blazing heat.

2. I nearly/almost fainted spoken used to say that you were very surprised by something:
I nearly fainted when they told me the price.

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

III. faint3 noun [singular]
an act of becoming unconscious
in a (dead) faint
She fell down in a faint.

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

faint
adj.
I. not strong or clear
VERBS be, look, sound His voice sounded faint and far away.
become, grow The whispers grew fainter and fainter, then stopped altogether.
ADV. extremely, very I can't make out the number?it's very faint.
rather

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

faint
II. near to losing consciousness
VERBS be, feel, look
ADV. extremely, very | almost | a bit, a little, quite I was beginning to feel a little faint.
PREP. with I was faint with hunger.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

faint
verb
ADV. almost, nearly
VERB + FAINT be about to, be going to He was so pale she thought he was going to faint.
PREP. at He would faint at the sight of blood.
from She fainted from lack of air.
with She almost fainted with shock.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary


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