faint englannista suomeksi
vaimea, heikko, hämärä
1789, (w), ''to Dr. Blacklock''
- Faint heart ne'er won fair lady.
Barely perceptible; not bright, or loud, or sharp
Performed, done, or acted, weakly; not exhibiting vigor, strength, or energy
2005, Lesley Brown (translator), (w), ''(w)'', pagination|243b.
- do you have the faintest understanding of what they mean?
The state of one who has fainted; a swoon.
To lose consciousness through a lack of oxygen or nutrients to the brain, usually as a result of suddenly reduced blood flow (may be caused by emotional trauma, loss of blood or various medical conditions).
- If I send them away fasting (..) they will faint by the way.
September 22 1713, (w), ''The Guardian'' No. 167
- But upon hearing the Honour which he intended her , she fainted away , and fell down as Dead at his Feet
To lose courage or spirit; to become depressed or despondent.
To decay; to disappear; to vanish.
November 12, 1711, (w), letter to (w)
- Gilded clouds, while we gaze upon them, faint before the eye.