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fainer

fain
F f
your advertise can be here

Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [feyn]
    • /feɪn/
    • /ˈfeɪnə /
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [feyn]
    • /feɪn/

Definitions of fainer word

  • adverb fainer gladly; willingly: He fain would accept. 1
  • adjective fainer content; willing: They were fain to go. 1
  • adjective fainer Archaic. constrained; obliged: He was fain to obey his Lord. 1
  • adjective fainer Archaic. glad; pleased. 1
  • adjective fainer Archaic. desirous; eager. 1

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Origin of fainer

First appearance:

before 900
One of the 4% oldest English words
before 900; Middle English; Old English fæg(e)n; cognate with Old Norse feginn happy; akin to fair1

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Parts of speech for Fainer

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

fainer popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 83% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

fainer usage trend in Literature

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