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Meaning of "fainness" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF FAINNESS

fainness  [ˈfeɪnnəs] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF FAINNESS

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Fainness 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 FAINNESS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of fainness in the English dictionary

The definition of fainness in the dictionary is the quality of being fain or eager.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH FAINNESS


arcaneness
ɑːˈkeɪnnəs
clandestineness
klænˈdɛstɪnnəs
condignness
kənˈdaɪnnəs
divineness
dɪˈvaɪnnəs
feminineness
ˈfɛmɪnɪnnəs
foreignness
ˈfɒrɪnnəs
inaneness
ɪˈneɪnnəs
insaneness
ɪnˈseɪnnəs
masculineness
ˈmæskjʊlɪnnəs
maudlinness
ˈmɔːdlɪnnəs
mundaneness
ˌmʌnˈdeɪnnəs
planeness
ˈpleɪnnəs
profaneness
prəˈfeɪnnəs
saneness
ˈseɪnnəs
sanguineness
ˈsæŋɡwɪnnəs
superfineness
ˌsuːpəˈfaɪnnəs
supineness
suːˈpaɪnnəs
ungenuineness
ʌnˈdʒɛnjʊɪnnəs
urbaneness
ɜːˈbeɪnnəs
vainness
ˈveɪnnəs

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE FAINNESS

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

WORDS THAT END LIKE FAINNESS

brazenness
brokenness
business
commonness
drunkenness
evenness
greenness
Guinness
humanness
leanness
McGuinness
oftenness
openness
plainness
rottenness
sternness
stubbornness
thinness
uncleanness
unevenness
wantonness

Synonyms and antonyms of fainness in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «fainness» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF FAINNESS

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The translations of fainness from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «fainness» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

fainness
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

fainness
570 millions of speakers

English

fainness
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

fainness
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

fainness
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

fainness
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

fainness
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

fainness
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

fainness
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Fainness
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

fainness
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

fainness
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

fainness
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Fainness
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

fainness
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

fainness
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

उत्सुकता
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

fainness
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

fainness
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

fainness
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

fainness
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

fainness
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

fainness
15 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Afrikaans

fainness
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

fainness
10 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Norwegian

fainness
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of fainness

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «FAINNESS»

The term «fainness» is used very little and occupies the 171.935 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «FAINNESS» OVER TIME

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

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «FAINNESS»

Discover the use of fainness in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to fainness and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The English Dialect Dictionary, Being the Complete ...
Sc. The young things nearly grat for fainness, CARRICK Lairdo/Logan (1835) 272. 2. Desirous, eager. Also used advb. Sc. Yon's the gate to heaven, that ye are sae fain of, ScoTT Midlollu'an (1818) xxix. Bnfl'.X He's unco fain 0' the drap dram.
Joseph Wright, 1900
2
The English dialect dictionary, being the complete ...
An.l Hence (I) Fainly, (a) adv. gladly, eagerly, excitedly; (l1) aafj. pleasant, welcome, gladsome ; (2) Fainness, sb. gladness. (1, 0) Se. \Vhile fainly they fidgit at ilka tale, JANIESON Po/l. Ballads (1806) 1.303. Abd. I'd own you asabrither fainly, ...
Joseph Wright
3
Transactions of the Philological Society
177"; Dat wif war* ha ofwundred of sioylcere sundfulnesse i harrihtes beot hire handan togadere for fagennesse, ibid., p. 123*; Me .... ongan to wepenne for fagennesse, ibid., p. 124 s0 and p. 173 3S. The earliest quotation for fainness in the ...
Philological Society (Great Britain), 1906
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The dialect of Banffshire: with a glossary of words not in ...
Fainness, n. (1) desire; liking; as, "He hiz an unco fainness for the drink." (2) Love ; affection. Fair-caan, n. great care, accompanied with skill ; as, " It'll need fair- caan afore he get oot o' that scraip." Fair-faced, a. deceitful. Fair-fa', n. a wrestling  ...
Walter Gregor, 1866
5
The New Testament in Braid Scots
But we, brethren, bein taen awa frae ye for an 'oor — in presence, no in heart — sae muckle the mair socht to see yere face, wi' unco fainness. 18. And sae I uncolie desir't to come t'ye, ance and again ; but Sau- tan hinder't us. 19. For what sal ...
William Wye Smith, 1904
6
A Complete Word and Phrase Concordance to the Poems and ...
Face l4S Fainness A " hare.brain'd sentimental trace " Was strongly marked in her face ; The Vision. D. I. to. The justling tears ran down his honest face ! The Vowels. Fair fa' your honest, sonsy face, . To a Haggis. You'll easy draw a weel. kent ...
J. B. Reid, 1889
7
Distracting: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases
Use in Literature CarlesThe false Juanito, day and night, Had best with caution go, The Gypsy carles of Yeira height Have sworn to lay him low.ndash;George Borrow in Zincali, Gypsies of Spain.The auld carles kecklet with fainness as they ...
‎2008
8
The French revolution
Sansculottism claps hands ;—at which handclapping, Foulon (T1? his fainness, as his Destiny would have it) also claps. 'See! they understand one another !' cries dark Sansculottism, blazing into fury of suspicion.—' Friends,' said ' a person in ...
Thomas Carlyle, Henry Duff Traill, Oliver Cromwell, 1837
9
Helenore: Or, The Fortunate Shepherdess: a Poem in the Broad ...
Upon the green they lean'd them down all three, And tears for fainness ran frae ilka eye. Lasiie, what was't come o'er' thee, Colin says, At sic a time os night to tak the braes 2 I mair nor fairly, what coud be your haste, Ye coud na think to ...
Alexander Ross, 1778
10
The Works with His Lift by Allan Cunningham. -London, James ...
ot8 Bauad. Faiket. Forgiven or excused, abated, a demand. “ l'll no faik a farden o' my right.” . . (;a1t. Fainness. Gladness, overcome with joy. Fairin' Fairing, a present brought from a fair. “ He'll gie him his fairin' I'll be caution for't.” Scott. Fallow.
Robert Burns, 1834

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