Definition of Fainters

1. fainter [n] - See also: fainter



Lexicographical Neighbors of Fainters

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

Literary usage of Fainters

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

1. The Oxford Medicine by Henry Asbury Christian, James Mackenzie (1920)
"The altitude classification examination indicates that the fainters may be ... In a large number of the fainters, the arterial blood pressure falls first, ..."

2. Popular Science Monthly (1901)
"... of the American Init. of Architecture, Author of " European Architecture," etc., and If any Architect*, fainters, ..."

3. Words; Their Use and Abuse by William Mathews (1876)
"We have an example of the thing originally indicated by the word, in the French theatres, where professional fainters are employed, whose business it is to ..."

4. The American Indian in the United States, Period 1850-1914 by Warren King Moorehead (1914)
"People went into trances by the dozen, and the priests were kept busy relating the experiences of the fainters. Several remained in trances as long as ..."

5. Woodstock: Or, The Cavalier, a Tale of the Year Sixteen Hundred and Fifty-one by Walter Scott (1887)
"He recommended that the soldiers chosen for this service should be such as could be depended upon—no fainters in spirit—-none who turn back from Mount ..."

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