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Meaning of "faineance" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF FAINEANCE

faineance  [ˈfeɪnɪəns] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF FAINEANCE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Faineance is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES FAINEANCE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of faineance in the English dictionary

The definition of faineance in the dictionary is laziness.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH FAINEANCE


alliance
əˈlaɪəns
ambiance
ˈæmbɪəns
ambience
ˈæmbɪəns
appliance
əˈplaɪəns
audience
ˈɔːdɪəns
compliance
kəmˈplaɪəns
convenience
kənˈviːnɪəns
defiance
dɪˈfaɪəns
experience
ɪkˈspɪərɪəns
lenience
ˈliːnɪəns
neuroscience
ˈnjʊərəʊˌsaɪəns
obedience
əˈbiːdɪəns
prevenience
prɪˈviːnɪəns
provenience
prəʊˈviːnɪəns
radiance
ˈreɪdɪəns
reliance
rɪˈlaɪəns
resilience
rɪˈzɪlɪəns
science
ˈsaɪəns
supervenience
ˌsuːpəˈviːnɪəns
variance
ˈvɛərɪəns

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE FAINEANCE

failure
fain
faineancy
faineantise
fainites
fainly
fainness
fains
faint
faint-hearted
faint-ruled paper
fainter
faintheartedly
faintheartedness
fainting fit
faintish
faintly
faintness
faints
fainty

WORDS THAT END LIKE FAINEANCE

advance
allegeance
appearance
assistance
balance
bienseance
chance
creance
dance
distance
enhance
finance
France
intransigeance
miscreance
permeance
recreance
seance
vengeance
with a vengeance

Synonyms and antonyms of faineance in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «faineance» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF FAINEANCE

Find out the translation of faineance to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of faineance from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «faineance» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

faineance
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

faineance
570 millions of speakers

English

faineance
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

faineance
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

faineance
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

faineance
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

faineance
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

কুড়েমি
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

faineance
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Faineance
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

faineance
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

faineance
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

faineance
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Faineance
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

faineance
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

faineance
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

निरुपद्रवी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

faineance
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

faineance
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

nic nierobieniem i wylegiwaniem
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

faineance
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

faineance
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

faineance
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

faineance
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

faineance
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

faineance
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of faineance

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «FAINEANCE»

The term «faineance» is barely ever used and occupies the 202.074 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «FAINEANCE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about faineance

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «FAINEANCE»

Discover the use of faineance in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to faineance and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Synonyms
... absentmindedness (see corresponding adjectives at ABSTRACTED): laziness, slothfulness, faineance (see corresponding adjectives at LAZY) appliqué vb » overlay, superpose, superimpose Ana ornament, »adorn, decorate: affix, attach, ...
Merriam-Webster, Inc, 1984
2
The Parting of Shadows
“Forth comes Lord Faineance, King of Indolence!” With the herald's announcement, a thin man with a small round stomach walked into the chamber dragging his feet as he came. He wore a threadbare, faded-purple tunic and a tabard with the ...
R. Jason Lynch
3
You've Got Ketchup on Your Muumuu: An A--to--Z Guide to ...
A related noun is faineance (FAY nee ənss), meaning “thestate of beingafainéant ”: “The circumstances ofhis birth—he was an only childborn intowealthto parents who agreeably died young—madeit easy for him toembrace faineance.
Eugene Ehrlich, 2014
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The Imperial dictionary, on the basis of Webster's English ...
Faineance (fa'ne-ans), n. [From faineant (which see) ] The quality of doing nothing or of being idle; iudolence; sloth. The mask of sneering faineance was gone : imploring tenderness and earnestness beamed from his whole countenance.
John Ogilvie, Charles Annandale, 1883
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The Stanford Dictionary of Anglicised Words and Phrases
1863 The mask of sneering faineance was gone; imploring tenderness and earnestness beamed from his whole countenance : C. Kingsley, HyPatia, ch. xxvii . [Davies] *£ain6ant, adj. and sb. : Fr. : doing nothing, idle, slothful ; a do-nothing,  ...
Charles Augustus Maude Fennell, 1891
6
Genesis West
At the time he happened to be visiting with his older brother, Leroy, minister of Christ Church in the town of Old Faineance, Connecticut. Sophia not only belonged to his congregation, she was also desperately active in it, and Horace was, ...
7
Verbal Advantage: 10 Easy Steps to a Powerful Vocabulary
The corresponding noun is faineance (FAY-nee-jnts). Faineance means idleness , inactivity, indolence, or the lazy, do- nothing attitude of a faineant person. lf you look up faineant in a current dictionary, you may find it spelled with an accent, ...
Charles Harrington Elster, 2000
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The Synonym Finder
slothfulness, acedia, laziness, idleness, indolence, faineance, do-nothingness, otiosity; unin- dustriousness, unenterprisingness, unambitiousness, want or lack of ambition or enterprise, nonag- gressiveness; listlessness, Dial, limpsiness, ...
Jerome Irving Rodale, 1978
9
Yale Sophomore: An Epic Novel of Youthful Ambition, ...
However, the welling-up was just not sufficient to uplift me from this disgusting faineance. So I finished the French assignment and went immediately to an English chore in Chaucer. I arranged a rendezvous with the French girl that so disturbed ...
Robert Leland Johnson, 2004
10
Sister Clare's Lover
Freed from the individuals all around him in which they lodged, the desires moved towards their goals - lust to the one desired, ambition to the state sought, faineance - what a lovely old word for sloth - towards rest. Like bees indeed, each  ...
Birrell Walsh

2 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «FAINEANCE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term faineance is used in the context of the following news items.
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"No Ko Fio" Band: Marking Time To Paradise
The typical Ghanaian has earned the philosophy of faineance. Our indolent proclivities are a palpable quantity. As one quote I came across ... «allghananews.com, Jan 15»
2
Standing Our Ground
This is not the time for a few marches that soon dissipate as we drift back into the fog of faineance — watching fake reality television as our ... «New York Times, Jul 13»

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« EDUCALINGO. Faineance [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/faineance>. Jul 2019 ».
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