What do you mean by faintly?

adjective, faint·er, faint·est. lacking brightness, vividness, clearness, loudness, strength, etc.: a faint light; a faint color; a faint sound.

What does the word faintly suggest?

slightly, vaguely, somewhat, quite, fairly, rather, a little, a bit, a little bit, a touch, a shade. 1.1as submodifier Slightly. ‘his faintly ridiculous air

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 is the adjective form of faint?

fainty. feeble; languid; inclined to faint.

Is faint an adverb?

adjective, faint·er, faint·est. feeble or slight: faint resistance; faint praise; a faint resemblance. … feeling weak, dizzy, or exhausted; about to lose consciousness: faint with hunger.

What is the verb of faint?

verb. 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.

Which is a synonym for the word faint?

1 indistinct, ill-defined, dim, faded, dull, 2 faltering, irresolute, weak. 3 languid. 4 pusillanimous, fearful, timid, dastardly.

Which word in the passage means a faint or wavering light?

Synonyms, crossword answers and other related words for FAINT WAVERING LIGHT [glimmer]

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.”