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fainty

faint·y
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your advertise can be here

Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [feyn-tee]
    • /ˈfeɪn ti/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [feyn-tee]
    • /ˈfeɪn ti/

Definitions of fainty word

  • adjective fainty feeling faint; about to lose consciousness. 1
  • noun fainty Feeble; languid; inclined to faint. 1
  • adjective fainty (of a person) inclined to faint 0
  • adjective fainty causing faintness or sickness 0

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Origin of fainty

First appearance:

before 1520
One of the 28% oldest English words
First recorded in 1520-30; faint + -y1

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Parts of speech for Fainty

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

fainty popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 55% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

fainty usage trend in Literature

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