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Definition 1: the quality of being dim or lacking contrast - [noun denoting attribute]

Synonyms for faintness in the sense of this definition

(faintness is a kind of ...) the quality of being indistinct and without sharp outlines

Definition 2: barely audible - [noun denoting attribute]

(faintness is a kind of ...) a sound property that is free from loudness or stridency

"and in softness almost beyond hearing"

Definition 3: the property of being without strength - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where faintness or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the faintness or potency of the feeling

(faintness is a kind of ...) the property of lacking physical or mental strength; liability to failure under pressure or stress or strain

"his weakness increased as he became older" "the weakness of the span was overlooked until it collapsed"

Definition 4: the trait of lacking boldness and courage - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where faintness or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • faintness of heart and infirmity of purpose

Synonyms for faintness in the sense of this definition

(faintness is a kind of ...) fearfulness in venturing into new and unknown places or activities

Definition 5: a feeling of faintness and of being ready to swoon - [noun denoting feeling]

(faintness is a kind of ...) the experiencing of affective and emotional states

"she had a feeling of euphoria" "he had terrible feelings of guilt" "I disliked him and the feeling was mutual"

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