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faintness


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Faintness  \Faint"ness\,  n. 
  1.  The  state  of  being  faint;  loss  of  strength,  or  of 
  consciousness,  and  self-control. 
 
  2.  Want  of  vigor  or  energy.  --Spenser. 
 
  3.  Feebleness,  as  of  color  or  light;  lack  of  distinctness; 
  as  faintness  of  description. 
 
  4.  Faint-heartedness;  timorousness;  dejection. 
 
  I  will  send  a  faintness  into  their  hearts.  --Lev. 
  xxvi.  36. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  faintness 
  n  1:  barely  audible 
  2:  the  quality  of  being  dim  [syn:  {dimness}] 




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