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There are 13 meanings of the word Faint.

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Faint - as a noun

A spontaneous loss of consciousness caused by insufficient blood to the brain

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Faint - as an adjective satellite

Deficient in magnitude; barely perceptible; lacking clarity or brightness or loudness etc

Example: "A faint outline"

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Lacking clarity or distinctness

Example: "A dim figure in the distance"

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Lacking strength or vigor

Example: "Damning with faint praise"

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Weak and likely to lose consciousness

Example: "Suddenly felt faint from the pain"

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Indistinctly understood or felt or perceived

Example: "A faint clue to the origin of the mystery"

Lacking conviction or boldness or courage

Example: "Faint heart ne'er won fair lady"

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Faint - as a verb

Pass out from weakness, physical or emotional distress due to a loss of blood supply to the brain

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Faint - as an adjective

(of a being) lacking strength; weak; languid; inclined to lose consciousness

Example: "I felt faint after my fifth gin and tonic."

Lacking courage, spirit, or energy; cowardly; dejected

Barely perceptible; not bright, or loud, or sharp

Example: "There was a faint red light in the distance."

Performed, done, or acted, weakly; not exhibiting vigor, strength, or energy

Example: "Faint efforts"

Slight; minimal.

Example Sentences

"She fell to the ground in a faint."
"He suffered a faint during the long ceremony."
"The doctor helped the patient recover from a faint."
"The heat caused her to feel faint."
"He was diagnosed with vasovagal faint."
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Word Game Points

Is FAINT a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, faint is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

FAINT has a SCRABBLE points total of 8.

Is FAINT a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, faint is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
FAINT has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 9.

Is FAINT a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, faint is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
FAINT has a WORDFEUD points total of 8.

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