HyperDic: faintness

English > 5 senses of the word faintness:
NOUNfeelingfaintnessa feeling of faintness and of being ready to swoon
attributefaintnessthe property of being without strength
attributefaintnessbarely audible
attributefaintness, faintheartednessthe trait of lacking boldness and courage
attributefaintness, dimnessthe quality of being dim or lacking contrast
faintness > pronunciation
Soundsfey'ntnahs
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > faintness: 5 senses > noun 1, feeling
MeaningA feeling of faintness and of being ready to swoon.
BroaderfeelingThe experiencing of affective and emotional states
Adjectivesfaintweak and likely to lose consciousness
English > faintness: 5 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningThe property of being without strength.
Example"the faintness or potency of the feeling"
BroaderweaknessThe property of lacking physical or mental strength
Adjectivesfaintlacking strength or vigor
English > faintness: 5 senses > noun 3, attribute
MeaningBarely audible.
BroadersoftnessA sound property that is free from loudness or stridency
Spanishsusurro
Adjectivesfaintdeficient in magnitude
English > faintness: 5 senses > noun 4, attribute
MeaningThe trait of lacking boldness and courage.
Example"faintness of heart and infirmity of purpose"
Synonymfaintheartedness
Broadertimidity, timorousnessfearfulness in venturing into new and unknown places or activities
OppositestoutheartednessThe trait of having a courageous spirit
Adjectivesfaintlacking conviction or boldness or courage
English > faintness: 5 senses > noun 5, attribute
MeaningThe quality of being dim or lacking contrast.
Synonymdimness
Broaderindistinctness, softness, blurriness, fogginess, fuzzinessThe quality of being indistinct and without sharp outlines
Adjectivesfaintlacking clarity or distinctness
faintdeficient in magnitude

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