faint

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[feɪnt]
[fent]

adj.

vi.

n.

网 络
  • 虚弱的;
  • 晕厥;
  • 昏晕;
  • 昏迷
1. It's a film about a serial killer and not for the faint-hearted.
这部电影是讲一个连环杀手的,不适合胆小的人看。

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2. Their instruments detected very faint radiowaves at a frequency of 3 kilohertz.
他们的仪器检测到一个3千赫的微弱无线电波。

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3. Don't be faint-hearted when things seem a bit slow or boring.
事情变得有点沉闷无聊的时候,不要胆怯。

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4. A faint smile crossed the Monsignor's face and faded quickly.
一丝敷衍的微笑从那位大人脸上掠过,很快就消失了。

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5. A faint smile of reminiscence appeared on her face..
一丝怀旧的微笑浮现在她的脸上。

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1. 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. 
  • He became aware of the soft, faint sounds of water dripping...

    他开始注意到轻微的水滴声。

  • The room held the faint, sweet odour of pipe tobacco...

    房间内有烟斗烟丝的淡淡馨香。

  • He could see faint lines in her face...

    他可以看见她脸上的细纹。

faintly
  • He was already asleep in the bed, which smelled faintly of mildew...

    他已经在略带霉味的床上睡着了。

  • She felt faintly ridiculous.

    她隐隐觉得有些荒唐。

2. 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...

    卡罗琳敷衍地笑了一下。

  • A faint smile crossed the Monsignor's face and faded quickly...

    一丝敷衍的微笑从那位大人脸上掠过,很快就消失了。

  • Ten years ago today the US Center for Disease Control published the first faint warnings of a worldwide epidemic.

    10年前的今天,美国疾病控制中心敷衍其事地发出了第一份警告:一场世界范围的流行病可能会出现。

faintly
  • John smiled faintly and shook his head.

    约翰微微笑了笑,摇了摇头。

3. 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...

    她突然向前栽倒在桌上,晕了过去。

  • I thought he'd faint when I kissed him.

    我以为吻他的时候他会晕倒呢。

  • Faint is also a noun.
    • She slumped to the ground in a faint.

      她一阵晕眩,跌倒在地。

4. 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.

    心绞痛的其他征兆有恶心、出汗、头昏和气短。

faintness
  • One patient suffered headaches, nausea, and faintness.

    一位病人感觉头疼、恶心、晕眩。

vi.

1. 晕倒, 昏倒

  • The young soldier fainted in the hot sun.
  • 那个年轻的士兵在炎炎烈日下晕了过去。
adj.

1. 微弱的, 模糊的, 暗淡的, (光、声、味)微弱的, 不清楚的

2. (体力)无力的, 虚弱的; 易失去知觉的, 昏眩的

3. (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.
  • 音乐的声音在远处逐渐变得微弱了。
n.

1. 昏倒

  • He recovered from a faint.
  • 他从昏厥中苏醒过来。
Noun

1. a spontaneous loss of consciousness caused by insufficient blood to the brain

Verb

1. pass out from weakness, physical or emotional distress due to a loss of blood supply to the brain

Adjective

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"
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