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Definition of "faintness" []

  • The property of being or feeling faint. (noun)

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Use "faintness" in a sentence
  • "When she asperged the warm water with cologne, -- it was her secret delight and greatest effort of economy to buy this cologne, -- she always had one little moment of what she called faintness -- that faintness which had veiled her eyes, and chained her hands, and stilled her throbbing bosom, when as a bride she came from the church with him."
  • "His hands and feet were bound with iron: but his head, owing to faintness from the wounds he had received at Lumloch, was so bent down on his breast as he reclined on the boat, that I could not then see his face."
  • "'I told you to wait outside, sir,' he said with exasperation, stating clearly that my faintness was my own fault."