Synonyms of faint in English:

faint


See definition of faint

adjective

1‘her skirt had a faint mark or two’

SYNONYMS

indistinct, vague, unclear, indefinite, ill-defined, obscure, imperceptible, hardly noticeable, hardly detectable, unobtrusive

pale, light, faded, bleached

ANTONYMS

clear

2‘the baby gave a faint cry’

SYNONYMS

quiet, muted, muffled, stifled, subdued

feeble, weak, thin, whispered, murmured, indistinct, scarcely audible, scarcely perceptible, hard to hear, hard to make out, vague

low, soft, gentle

ANTONYMS

loud

3‘the faint possibility of his returning’

SYNONYMS

slight, slender, slim, small, tiny, minimal, negligible, remote, distant, vague, unlikely, improbable, doubtful, dubious, far-fetched

poor, outside

informal minuscule

rare exiguous

ANTONYMS

great

4‘only faint praise was offered to the management team’

SYNONYMS

unenthusiastic, half-hearted, weak, feeble, low-key

informal wishy-washy

ANTONYMS

strong

5‘I suddenly felt hot and faint’

SYNONYMS

dizzy, giddy, light-headed, muzzy, weak, weak at the knees, unsteady, shaky, wobbly, off-balance, reeling

informal woozy, woolly, woolly-headed, dopey, trembly, all of a quiver

rare vertiginous


verb

1‘he was so pale she thought he would faint’

SYNONYMS

pass out, lose consciousness, fall unconscious, black out, collapse

informal flake out, keel over, conk out, zonk out, drop, go out, go out like a light

literary swoon


noun

1‘she collapsed to the floor in a dead faint’

SYNONYMS

blackout, fainting fit, loss of consciousness, collapse

coma

literary swoon

syncope