Textual thesaurus for "faint"

(adj) timid, faint-hearted, fainthearted

lacking conviction or boldness or courage

faint heart ne'er won fair lady

(adj) shadowy, dim, vague, wispy

lacking clarity or distinctness

a dim figure in the distance; only a faint recollection; shadowy figures in the gloom; saw a vague outline of a building through the fog; a few wispy memories of childhood

(adj) weak

deficient in magnitude; barely perceptible; lacking clarity or brightness or loudness etc

a faint outline; the wan sun cast faint shadows; the faint light of a distant candle; weak colors; a faint hissing sound; a faint aroma; a weak pulse

(adj) feeble

lacking strength or vigor

damning with faint praise; faint resistance; feeble efforts; a feeble voice

(adj) swooning, light, light-headed, lightheaded

weak and likely to lose consciousness

suddenly felt faint from the pain; was sick and faint from hunger; felt light in the head; a swooning fit; light-headed with wine; light-headed from lack of sleep

(noun) deliquium, swoon, syncope

a spontaneous loss of consciousness caused by insufficient blood to the brain

(verb) conk, swoon, pass out

pass out from weakness, physical or emotional distress due to a loss of blood supply to the brain