What are faint noises?
1 lacking clarity, brightness, volume, etc. a faint noise. 2 lacking conviction or force; weak.
What is the adjective form of faint?
adjective, faint·er, faint·est. lacking brightness, vividness, clearness, loudness, strength, etc.: a faint light; a faint color; a faint sound. feeble or slight: faint resistance; faint praise; a faint resemblance. feeling weak, dizzy, or exhausted; about to lose consciousness: faint with hunger.
What does sound mean as an adjective?
reliable. sensible; that you can rely on and that will probably give good results a person of sound judgment He gave me some very sound advice.
Is faint a adverb?
In a faint manner; very quietly or lightly.
What is faint light?
faint light is a little light, or light you can see far away. dim light is light that exists but is dark.
What is a faint answer?
If you faint, you pass out, from low blood supply to your brain. If you feel faint, you feel weak. Faint also means dim or vague. If you’re staring out to sea, you might see the faint outline of an approaching ship. If you really can’t remember the answer to something, say you “haven’t the faintest idea.”
What is the noun for faint?
The act of fainting, syncope.
Is sound an adjective or adverb?
sound Definitions and Synonyms
How do things sound adjectives?
Describing Pleasing Sounds
- dulcet – soft and pleasant.
- lilting – a sound that has a rising and falling pattern.
- listenable – easy to listen to.
- mellow – a soft, smooth, pleasant sound.
- melodic – beautiful sound.
- musical – sounds like music.
- pure – a clear, beautiful sound.
- rich – a sound that is strong in a pleasant way.
Is faint a noun?
If you faint, you lose consciousness for a short time, especially because you are hungry, or because of pain, heat, or shock. Faint is also a noun.
What part of speech is faint?
|part of speech:||adjective|
|part of speech:||intransitive verb|
|inflections:||faints, fainting, fainted|
|definition:||to lose consciousness, usu. briefly; swoon. The news of his death was so shocking that she fainted. synonyms: keel over, pass out, swoon similar words: black out, collapse|
What does fainting mean?
fainted; fainting; faints. Definition of faint (Entry 2 of 3) intransitive verb. 1 : to lose consciousness because of a temporary decrease in the blood supply to the brain. 2 archaic : to lose courage or spirit.
What is the meaning of the word faint?
Try shuddering, or faint. The soldier’s breath was shuddering as he lay bleeding out. Shuddering definition in Cambridge Dictionary. The soldier’s breath was faint as he lay bleeding out. Faint meaning in the Cambridge Dictionary. Waning, abating, or dwindling.
What’s the difference between a swoon and a faint?
a temporary loss of consciousness resulting from a decreased flow of blood to the brain; a swoon: to fall into a faint.
Why do I Feel Like I’m going to faint?
Someone who is faint feels weak and unsteady as if they are about to lose consciousness. Other signs of angina are nausea, sweating, feeling faint and shortness of breath. If you faint, you lose consciousness for a short time, especially because you are hungry, or because of pain, heat, or shock.
What does it mean when you faint from angina?
Other signs of angina are nausea, sweating, feeling faint and shortness of breath. If you faint, you lose consciousness for a short time, especially because you are hungry, or because of pain, heat, or shock. She suddenly fell forward on to the table and fainted.