What is the difference between Faint and Feint?




What is the difference between Faint and Feint? :


Faint : (adjective)

(
1 ) Indistinct

That can not be clearly perceived by sense

Not intense in colour or sound or smell

The sounds of music grew fainter in the distance.

She called for help in a faint voice.


(
2 ) Vague

There is a faint hope that she may be cured.


(
3 ) Lacking strength

His breathing became faint.


(
4 ) Giddy

He feels faint.


(
5 ) Weak

He made a faint attempt to complete the work.

That was a faint show of resistance.



Faint : (verb)

(
1 ) Lose consciousness

She fainted from hunger.



Faint : (noun)

(
1 ) Act of fading

State of fading

He fell to the ground in a dead faint.



Feint : (noun)

(
1 ) Pretended attack to distract an opponent’s attention from the main attack

Feint technique is popular in boxing.


(
2 ) Pretence

He made a feint of doing the work.











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