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British English: /feɪnt/
American English: /feɪnt/

Translation of faint in French:


  • to fall into a faint
    to fall to the floor in a faint
    tomber par terre évanoui
    a dead faint
    une syncope


  • 2
    (recollection, suspicion)
    there is only a faint possibility that he'll come
    il y a très peu d'espoir qu'il vienne
    I haven't the faintest idea he hadn't the faintest idea who she was
    il ne savait pas du tout qui elle était
    to give a faint smile
    esquisser un sourire

intransitive verb

  • s'évanouir
    (more seriously)
    to faint from
    s'évanouir de
    (heat, exhaustion, hunger)
    she fainted from loss of blood
    elle avait perdu tellement de sang qu'elle s'est évanouie


faint heart never won fair lady

qui n'ose rien n'a rien

to damn somebody with faint praise

éreinter quelqu'un sous couleur d'éloge

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