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faint

adjective (SLIGHT)    /feɪnt/
B2 not strong or clear; slight: a faint sound/noise/smell The lamp gave out a faint glow. She gave me a faint smile of recognition. There's not the faintest hope of ever finding him. She bears a faint resemblance to my sister. I have a faint suspicion that you may be right!Weakness and vulnerability not have the faintest idea C2 informal used to emphasize that you do not know something: "Is she going to stay?" "I haven't the faintest idea." I haven't the faintest idea what you're talking about!Unaware
(Definition of faint adjective (SLIGHT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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