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3 entries found for faint.
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Main Entry: 1faint
Pronunciation: primarystressfamacrnt
Function: adjective
1 : TIMID, COWARDLY <faint heart>
2 : being weak, dizzy, and likely to collapse <feel faint>
3 : lacking strength : WEAK <faint praise>
4 a : not clear or plain : DIM <faint cries for help> b : VAGUE 2 <haven't the faintest idea>
- faint·ly adverb
- faint·ness noun

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