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adjective faint pronunciation in American English /feɪnt/ 
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  1. 1
    a faint sight, sound, smell, or taste is not strong or clear

    He could see the faint glow of a lamp through the curtains.

    His voice was so faint as to be almost inaudible.

    the faint scent of woodsmoke

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  2. 2
    a faint hope or possibility is very slight

    He looked around the room in the faint hope that Sam might suddenly appear.

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