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Meaning of FAINTNESS

Pronunciation:  f'eyntnus

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the quality of being dim
  2. [n]  barely audible
 

FAINTNESS is a 9 letter word that starts with F.

 

 Synonyms: dimness
 
 See Also: blurriness, fogginess, fuzziness, indistinctness, softness

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Faint"ness\, n.
1. The state of being faint; loss of strength, or of
   consciousness, and self-control.

2. Want of vigor or energy. --Spenser.

3. Feebleness, as of color or light; lack of distinctness;
   as, faintness of description.

4. Faint-heartedness; timorousness; dejection.

         I will send a faintness into their hearts. --Lev.
                                               xxvi. 36.

 

 

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