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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The quality of being dim or lacking contrast; The trait of lacking boldness and courage; Barely audible; The property of being without strength;

Usage examples (36)
  • The faintness or potency of the feeling
  • faintness of heart and infirmity of purpose
  • As for a temporary faintness, that is by no means outside our experience.
  • 'I told you to wait outside, sir,' he said with exasperation, stating clearly that my faintness was my own fault. for more
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