Salam blasts Obama for not having the “faintest clue how to prevent our slow-motion slide” into economic depression.
And no matter how hard she might try, the 37-year-old Bany is unable to summon even the faintest memory of him.
It is thanks to that instant of grace that we can see even the faintest glimmer of light.
There is only the faintest trace of nostalgia for her hometown, and little for American culture.
No woman has shown the faintest interest in me in many years, except in a dutiful way if stuck next to me at a dinner party.
He had listened in vain; not the faintest sound did his ear detect.
The girl's lips curled with the faintest suggestion of sarcasm.
“Of course you would, Doctor,” said Randall with just the faintest suspicion of sarcasm in his voice.
"Yes; it does come," said Cousin Henry, with the faintest attempt at a smile.
Her thoughts turned to Katharine with hope, affection, admiration, and never a faintest touch of jealousy.
c.1300, "wanting in courage," now mostly in faint-hearted (mid-15c.), from Old French feint "soft, weak, sluggish," past participle of feindre "hesitate, falter, be indolent, show weakness, avoid one's duty by pretending" (see feign). Sense of "weak, feeble" is early 14c. Meaning "producing a feeble impression upon the senses" is from 1650s.
"grow weak" (c.1300); "lose heart" (mid-14c.); see faint (adj.). Sense of "swoon" is c.1400. Related: Fainted; fainting.
An abrupt, usually brief loss of consciousness; an attack of syncope. adj.
Extremely weak; threatened with syncope.