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Princeton's WordNet

  1. faintly(adverb)

    to a faint degree or weakly perceived

    "between him and the dim light a form was outlined faintly"; "stars shining faintly through the overcast"; "could hear his distant shouts only faintly"; "the rumors weren't even faintly true"

Wiktionary

  1. faintly(Adverb)

    in a faint manner; very quietly or lightly.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Faintly(adverb)

    in a faint, weak, or timidmanner

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of faintly in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of faintly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of faintly in a Sentence

  1. Billy Sawyer:

    I started yelling and Michelle yelled back, very faintly, and it was muffled -- 'Help me! Help me!'.

  2. Hugh Osborn:

    The typical brown dwarf temperature is somewhere between luke-warm water, which would appear black to our eyes, and a campfire, which would glow faintly red, in the case of [this system], the brown dwarf is being heated by the star it orbits, meaning the dayside of the object would be glowing red hot. The night side would be darker, but some of this heat would be sucked around by winds, heating it up.

  3. Helen Luke:

    Unless a man or woman has experienced the darkness of the soul he or she can know nothing of that transforming laughter without which no hint of the ultimate reality of the opposites can be faintly intuited.

  4. Charles Cooley:

    One who shows signs of mental aberration is, inevitably, perhaps, but cruelly, shut off from familiar, thoughtless intercourse, partly excommunicated; his isolation is unwittingly proclaimed to him on every countenance by curiosity, indifference, aversion, or pity, and in so far as he is human enough to need free and equal communication and feel the lack of it, he suffers pain and loss of a kind and degree which others can only faintly imagine, and for the most part ignore.

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