Translation of faintly in Spanish:

faintly

Pronunciation: /ˈfeɪntli/

adv

  • 1.1 (barely perceptibly) [see/hear] apenas; [shine/sound/speak] débilmente; [smile/laugh] levemente, ligeramente the drink tasted faintly bitter la bebida sabía ligeramente amarga it tasted faintly of aniseed tenía un ligero sabor a anís
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    • All glasses on the bridges were turned on the Germans, now very faintly to be seen on the horizon.
    • A black cloth was draped on the large cross above the organ in the center of the sanctuary, faintly illuminated.
    • I can see Kirriemuir, barely two miles distant, only faintly through the rain.
    1.2 (slightly) [interested/amused/surprised] ligeramente; [amusing/surprising] algo I felt faintly ridiculous me sentía algo or un poco ridículo her face faintly resembles her grandfather's de cara se parece un poco al abuelo, tiene un vago parecido al abuelo
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    • Just weeks ago, I considered marriage education a faintly embarrassing process.
    • She sits across from me, looking directly at me, her faintly defiant stare a mild puzzle.
    • Nevertheless, there are a couple of faintly serious questions here.

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