1 not strong or clear
VERBS be, look, sound His voice sounded faint and far away. | become, grow The whispers grew fainter and fainter, then stopped altogether.
ADV. extremely, very I can't make out the number?it's very faint. | rather
2 near to losing consciousness
VERBS be, feel, look
ADV. extremely, very | almost | a bit, a little, quite I was beginning to feel a little faint.
PREP. with I was faint with hunger.
ADV. almost, nearly
VERB + FAINT be about to, be going to He was so pale she thought he was going to faint.
PREP. at He would faint at the sight of blood. | from She fainted from lack of air. | with She almost fainted with shock.