adjective, faint·er, faint·est.
verb (used without object)
Origin of faint
Examples from the Web for fainted
He fainted several times in the courtroom, yet the judge refused to allow doctors in the courtroom.Behind Bars for the Holidays: 11 Political Prisoners We Want to See Free In 2015|Movements.Org|December 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
When he expresses concern over her bruised and disheveled appearance, she lies and tells him that she fainted.How Downton Abbey's Joanne Froggatt Navigated Anna's Controversial Rape Arc|Kevin Fallon|August 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A House of Lords spokesman refused to identify which of the boys had fainted.Thump! Audible Crash As Queen's Page Boy Collapses At Opening of Parliament|Tom Sykes|June 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He was in very horrible condition, and I fainted onto the tarmac and had a head injury that resulted in a concussion.
But once there, the men drugged Northup—he was not intoxicated, he said—and after a night of agony he fainted.The ‘12 Years a Slave’ Book Shows Slavery As Even More Appalling Than In the Film|Jimmy So|October 18, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Those who had fainted, never forgave him for his failure to notify them of what was to happen.The Story of a Life|J. Breckenridge Ellis
There was a loud shriek from the bar, and a bustle—the prisoner had fainted.
He fainted from loss of blood, and afterwards had high fever, just as a human being would have done, under like circumstances.Cats|W. Gordon Stables
And Polly, her message delivered, fainted dead away in Miss Kings arms and was carried back unconscious to the infirmary.Polly's First Year at Boarding School|Dorothy Whitehill
I—I failed you then; I fainted; I felt myself to blame for your betrayal.Angel Island|Inez Haynes Gillmore
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Idioms and Phrases with fainted
see damn with faint praise.