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微弱的，模糊的; 软弱的; 无勇气的; 将昏倒似的
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It's a film about a serial killer and not for the faint-hearted.
Their instruments detected very faint radiowaves at a frequency of 3 kilohertz.
Don't be faint-hearted when things seem a bit slow or boring.
Too often Carragher has been damned with faint praise.
I feel faint with surprise & astonishment... NOT!
Earth's first faint tug at the earthbound soul.
Only faint traces of the tiger's tracks could be seen.
She called for help in a faint voice.
ADJ-GRADED (声音、颜色、标记、感觉或特性)微弱的，暗淡的，虚弱的 A faint sound, colour, mark, feeling, or quality has very little strength or intensity.
usu ADJ n
He became aware of the soft, faint sounds of water dripping...
The room held the faint, sweet odour of pipe tobacco...
He could see faint lines in her face...
There was still the faint hope deep within him that she might never need to know.
ADJ-GRADED 不尽力的;敷衍的;半心半意的 A faint attempt at something is one that is made without proper effort and with little enthusiasm.
Caroline made a faint attempt at a laugh...
A faint smile crossed the Monsignor's face and faded quickly...
Ten years ago today the US Center for Disease Control published the first faint warnings of a worldwide epidemic.
VERB 晕厥;晕倒 If you faint, you lose consciousness for a short time, especially because you are hungry, or because of pain, heat, or shock.
She suddenly fell forward on to the table and fainted...
I thought he'd faint when I kissed him.
ADJ-GRADED 晕眩的;虚弱无力的 Someone who is faint feels weak and unsteady as if they are about to lose consciousness.
Other signs of angina are nausea, sweating, feeling faint and shortness of breath.
The young soldier fainted in the hot sun.
微弱的, 模糊的, 暗淡的, （光、声、味）微弱的, 不清楚的
(体力)无力的, 虚弱的; 易失去知觉的, 昏眩的
(动作等)无力的, 似无太大效果的, 微小的, 可能性不大的
The sounds of music grew fainter in the distance.
He recovered from a faint.
1. a spontaneous loss of consciousness caused by insufficient blood to the brain
1. pass out from weakness, physical or emotional distress due to a loss of blood supply to the brain
1. barely perceptible; lacking clarity or brightness or loudness etc;
- " "a faint outline" "
- " "the wan sun cast faint shadows" "
- " "the faint light of a distant candle" "
- " "faint colors" "
- " "a faint hissing sound" "
- " "a faint aroma" "
2. lacking clarity or distinctness;
- " "a dim figure in the distance" "
- " "only a faint recollection" "
- " "shadowy figures in the gloom" "
- " "saw a vague outline of a building through the fog" "
- " "a few wispy memories of childhood" "
3. lacking strength or vigor;
- " "damning with faint praise" "
- " "faint resistance" "
- " "feeble efforts" "
- " "a feeble voice" "
4. weak and likely to lose consciousness;
- " "suddenly felt faint from the pain" "
- " "was sick and faint from hunger" "
- " "felt light in the head" "
- " "a swooning fit" "
- " "light-headed with wine" "
- " "light-headed from lack of sleep" "
5. indistinctly understood or felt or perceived;
- " "a faint clue to the origin of the mystery" "
- " "haven't the faintest idea" "
6. lacking conviction or boldness or courage;
- " "faint heart ne'er won fair lady" "
not have the faintest
(informal)have no idea (非正式)一点也不知道（或不明白）
I haven't the faintest what it means.
Middle English (in sense 2; also in the sense 'cowardly', surviving in faint heart): from Old French faint, past participle of faindre (see feign). Compare with feint