Faintness Faint"ness, n. 1. The state of being faint; loss of strength, or of consciousness, and self-control. [1913 Webster]

2. Want of vigor or energy. --Spenser. [1913 Webster]

3. Feebleness, as of color or light; lack of distinctness; as, faintness of description. [1913 Webster]

4. Faint-heartedness; timorousness; dejection. [1913 Webster]

I will send a faintness into their hearts. --Lev. xxvi. 36. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.