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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