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faintest

faint
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [feynt]
    • /feɪnt/
    • /feɪnt/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [feynt]
    • /feɪnt/

Definitions of faintest word

  • adjective faintest lacking brightness, vividness, clearness, loudness, strength, etc.: a faint light; a faint color; a faint sound. 1
  • adjective faintest feeble or slight: faint resistance; faint praise; a faint resemblance. 1
  • adjective faintest feeling weak, dizzy, or exhausted; about to lose consciousness: faint with hunger. 1
  • adjective faintest lacking courage; cowardly; timorous: Faint heart never won fair maid. 1
  • adjective faintest Law. unfounded: a faint action. 1
  • verb without object faintest to lose consciousness temporarily. 1

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Origin of faintest

First appearance:

before 1250
One of the 11% oldest English words
1250-1300; Middle English < Anglo-French, Old French, past participle of faindre, variant of feindre to feign

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Parts of speech for Faintest

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

faintest popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 96% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
According to our data about 75% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

faintest usage trend in Literature

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