Definition for FAINT'NESS


  1. The state of being faint; loss of strength, color and respiration.
  2. Feebleness; languor; want of strength. Hooker.
  3. Inactivity; want of vigor. Spenser.
  4. Feebleness, as of color or light.
  5. Feebleness of representation; as, faintness of description.
  6. Feebleness of mind; timorousness; dejection; irresolution. I will send a faintness into their hearts. Lev. xxvi.

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