adjective, faint·er, faint·est.
verb (used without object)
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Leaning on the shoulder of a Kendah man, I drew nearer to see what passed between them, for my curiosity overcame my faintness.The Ivory Child|H. Rider Haggard
As I did so a strange feeling came over me, a feeling as of the faintness caused by starvation.The Induna's Wife|Bertram Mitford
Under the bidding of the liquor the faintness from the exertion and reaction was leaving me.Desert Dust|Edwin L. Sabin
I think that pulls me up; at all events, I have since had no return of faintness.The Letters of Charles Dickens|Charles Dickens
As the sky cleared the boys could see, from the faintness of the stars, that day was dawning.The Island of Yellow Sands|E. C. [Ethel Claire] Brill
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see damn with faint praise.