faint

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Pronunciation[change]

Verb[change]

Plain form
faint

Third-person singular
faints

Past tense
fainted

Past participle
fainted

Present participle
fainting

  1. (intransitive) When someone faints, they suddenly become unconscious and cannot be woken up easily.
    Get help quick! Someone has fainted here!
    Under a hot sun, humans faint easily.

Adjective[change]

Positive
faint

Comparative
none

Superlative
none

  1. When something is faint, it is not clear, very small.