noun see faint I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Faintishness — Faintish Faint ish, a. Slightly faint; somewhat faint. {Faint ish*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • faintishness — faintˈishness noun • • • Main Entry: ↑faint …   Useful english dictionary

  • faint — I. adjective Etymology: Middle English faint, feint, from Anglo French, from past participle of feindre, faindre to feign, lose heart more at feign Date: 14th century 1. lacking courage and spirit ; cowardly < faint of heart > 2. weak, dizzy, and …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • faint — fainter, n. faintingly, adv. faintish, adj. faintishness, n. faintly, adv. faintness, n. /faynt/, adj., fainter, faintest, v., n. adj …   Universalium

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