from The Century Dictionary.

  • Slightly faint.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Slightly faint; somewhat faint.

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  • adjective Somewhat faint.


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faint +‎ -ish


  • Then, with a faintish, but angry voice, begone from my door! —

    Clarissa Harlowe

  • I accepted, for I was ready to sink; and then I sat up in a chair a little, though very faintish: and they brought me two candles, and lighted a brushwood fire; and said, if I called, I should be waited on instantly; and so left me to ruminate on my sad condition, and to read my letter, which I was not able to do presently.


  • We had that Queen baton thingy today, and sorry for being such a spoil sport, but i think i was really low on glucose, and felt really faintish.

    yanxious Diary Entry

  • I had many many headaches and blocked noses, I felt very faintish.

    yanxious Diary Entry

  • I thought you were such a strong woman, not faintish like that.

    Riders of the Purple Sage

  • I grew weak and faintish, and sat down on a bench to collect myself and consider the awful situation. what will they do?

    Bill Arp from the uncivil war to date, 1861-1903,

  • He felt faintish, and perhaps conscience was whispering for the last time.

    Till the Clock Stops

  • Feeling faintish, she got her smelling-salts and cologne and lay down on the couch.

    Till the Clock Stops

  • Davie felt faintish, and sat down on the shoe-box.

    Five Little Peppers at School

  • "Oh, look us over, and see for yourself," said Pickering, beginning to feel faintish, and as if he would like to sit down.

    Five Little Peppers Grown Up


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