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English definition of “faintness”

faintness

noun [U] uk   /ˈfeɪnt.nəs/ us  

faintness noun [U] (NOT CLEAR)

the quality of not being strong or clear: The faintness of the handwriting made the manuscript difficult to read.

faintness noun [U] (WEAK FEELING)

the feeling that you are about to become unconscious: Faintness and morning sickness can be signs that you are pregnant.
(Definition of faintness from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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