Definition of Fainted

1. Verb. (past of faint) ¹



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Definition of Fainted

1. faint [v] - See also: faint

Lexicographical Neighbors of Fainted

faineances
faineant
faineants
fained
fainer
faines
fainest
faining
fainites
fainly
fainness
fains
faint
faint-hearted
faint of heart
fainted (current term)
fainter
fainters
faintest
fainteth
fainthearted
faintheartedly
faintheartedness
faintheartednesses
faintier
faintiest
fainting
faintingly
faintings
faintish

Literary usage of Fainted

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Lives of the Lord Chancellors and Keepers of the Great Seal of England by John Campbell Campbell (1845)
"... at every change or any ^™,feof eclipse of the moon he invariably fainted, ... disc. f As no instance is recorded of his ever having fainted in publie, ..."

2. The Verbalist: A Manual Devoted to Brief Discussions of the Right and Wrong by Alfred Ayres (1882)
"Had' may be subjunctive ; 'I had fainted' is, in construction, analogous to'I should have fainted '; the word for futurity, ' shall,' not being necessary to ..."

3. Punch by Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman (1887)
"IF I'D fainted SUCH A PICTURE, так CRITICS WOULD HATE BKBN AWFULLY DOWN ON MS. ... fainted ..."

4. The Bookman (1907)
"... every nerve in his sensitive temperament was wound up to such a pitch of excited energy. At the first rehearsal he fainted, and always WILKIE COLLINS ..."

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