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deliquium, syncope, swoon, faint
n. a spontaneous loss of consciousness caused by insufficient blood to the brain
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pass out, swoon, conk, faint
v. pass out from weakness, physical or emotional distress due to a loss of blood supply to the brain
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subtle, faint
adj. faint and difficult to analyze; "subtle aromas"
faint
adj. indistinctly understood or felt or perceived; "a faint clue to the origin of the mystery"; "haven't the faintest idea"
feeble, faint
adj. lacking strength or vigor; "damning with faint praise"; "faint resistance"; "feeble efforts"; "a feeble voice"
light-headed, lightheaded, swooning, light, faint
adj. weak and likely to lose consciousness; "suddenly felt faint from the pain"; "was sick and faint from hunger"; "felt light in the head"; "a swooning fit"; "light-headed with wine"; "light-headed from lack of sleep"
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fall
v. be cast down; "his eyes fell"
fall in
v. to take one's place in a military formation or line; "Troops fall in!"
break down, collapse, tumble, crumple, crumble
v. fall apart; "the building crumbled after the explosion"; "Negotiations broke down"
torpid, soggy, sluggish, inert
adj. slow and apathetic; "she was fat and inert"; "a sluggish worker"; "a mind grown torpid in old age"
unhearable, inaudible
adj. impossible to hear; imperceptible by the ear; "an inaudible conversation"
delicate
adj. exquisitely fine and subtle and pleasing; susceptible to injury; "a delicate violin passage"; "delicate china"; "a delicate flavor"; "the delicate wing of a butterfly"
fragile
adj. vulnerably delicate; "she has the fragile beauty of youth"
listless
adj. lacking zest or vivacity; "he was listless and bored"
softened, muted, muffled, dull
adj. being or made softer or less loud or clear; "the dull boom of distant breaking waves"; "muffled drums"; "the muffled noises of the street"; "muted trumpets"
sapless, debile, weakly, weak, rickety, infirm, feeble, decrepit
adj. lacking bodily or muscular strength or vitality; "a feeble old woman"; "her body looked sapless"
first-class, splendid, fantabulous, excellent
adj. very good;of the highest quality; "made an excellent speech"; "the school has excellent teachers"; "a first-class mind"
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dainty
adj. especially pleasing to the taste; "a dainty dish to set before a kind";
gossamer, ethereal
adj. characterized by unusual lightness and delicacy; "this smallest and most ethereal of birds"; "gossamer shading through his playing"
fragile
adj. vulnerably delicate; "she has the fragile beauty of youth"
soft, gentle, easy
adj. having little impact; "an easy pat on the shoulder"; "gentle rain"; "a gentle breeze"; "a soft (or light) tapping at the window"
half-hardy
adj. (of plants) requiring protection from frost; "half-hardy annuals"
light-handed
adj. having a metaphorically delicate touch; "the translation is...light-handed...and generally unobtrusive"- New Yorker
overdelicate
adj. extremely delicate; "an overdelicate digestive system"
pastel
adj. lacking in body or vigor; "faded pastel charms of the naive music"
tender
adj. (of plants) not hardy; easily killed by adverse growing condition; "tender green shoots"
softened, muted, muffled, dull
adj. being or made softer or less loud or clear; "the dull boom of distant breaking waves"; "muffled drums"; "the muffled noises of the street"; "muted trumpets"
soft-spoken
adj. having a speaking manner that is not loud or harsh; "she was always soft-spoken"
quiet, subdued, muted, hushed
adj. in a softened tone; "hushed voices"; "muted trumpets"; "a subdued whisper"; "a quiet reprimand"
low-toned, low
adj. very low in volume; "a low murmur"; "the low-toned murmur of the surf"
murmuring, whispering, susurrant
adj. making a low continuous indistinct sound; "like murmuring waves"; "susurrant voices"
soughing, susurrous, rustling, murmurous
adj. characterized by soft sounds; "a murmurous brook"; "a soughing wind in the pines"; "a slow sad susurrous rustle like the wind fingering the pines"- R.P.Warren
soft-footed
adj. sound of quiet gentle steps
anaemic, anemic
adj. lacking vigor or energy; "an anemic attempt to hit the baseball"
adynamic, enervated, debilitated, asthenic
adj. lacking strength or vigor
breakaway
adj. having separated or advocating separation from another entity or policy or attitude; "a breakaway faction"
lame, feeble
adj. pathetically lacking in force or effectiveness; "a feeble excuse"; "a lame argument"
insubstantial, slight
adj. having little substance or significance; "a flimsy excuse"; "slight evidence"; "a tenuous argument"; "a thin plot"
jerry-built, shoddy
adj. of inferior workmanship and materials; "mean little jerry-built houses"
small, little
adj. (of a voice) faint; "a little voice"; "a still small voice"
wishy-washy, namby-pamby, spineless, gutless
adj. weak in willpower, courage or vitality
pale
adj. not full or rich; "high, pale, pure and lovely song"
wan
adj. lacking vitality as from weariness or illness or unhappiness; "a wan smile"
puny
adj. inferior in strength or significance; "a puny physique"; "puny excuses"
thin, tenuous, slight, fragile, flimsy
adj. lacking substance or significance; "slight evidence"; "a tenuous argument"; "a thin plot"; a fragile claim to fame"
thin
adj. (of sound) lacking resonance or volume; "a thin feeble cry"
vulnerable
adj. capable of being wounded or hurt; "vulnerable parts of the body"
washy
adj. overly diluted; thin and insipid; "washy coffee"; "watery milk"; "weak tea"
stricken, afflicted
adj. grievously affected especially by disease
aguish
adj. affected by ague
under the weather, poorly, peaked, seedy, unwell, sickly, indisposed, ailing
adj. somewhat ill or prone to illness; "my poor ailing grandmother"; "feeling a bit indisposed today"; "you look a little peaked"; "feeling poorly"; "a sickly child"; "is unwell and can't come to work"
air sick, seasick, carsick, airsick
adj. experiencing motion sickness
tough, bad
adj. feeling physical discomfort or pain (`tough' is occasionally used colloquially for `bad'); "my throat feels bad"; "she felt bad all over"; "he was feeling tough after a restless night"
sick-abed, bedrid, bedridden, bedfast
adj. confined to bed (by illness)
livery, liverish, bilious
adj. suffering from or suggesting a liver disorder or gastric distress
bronchitic
adj. suffering from or prone to bronchitis
consumptive
adj. afflicted with or associated with pulmonary tuberculosis; "a consumptive patient"; "a consumptive cough"
recovering, convalescent
adj. returning to health after illness or debility; "convalescent children are difficult to keep in bed"
hallucinating, delirious
adj. experiencing delirium
diabetic
adj. suffering from diabetes
vertiginous, woozy, giddy, dizzy
adj. having or causing a whirling sensation; liable to falling; "had a dizzy spell"; "a dizzy pinnacle"; "had a headache and felt giddy"; "a giddy precipice"; "feeling woozy from the blow on his head"; "a vertiginous climb up the face of the cliff"
dyspeptic
adj. suffering from dyspepsia
feverous, feverish
adj. having or affected by a fever
gouty
adj. suffering from gout
laid low, stricken
adj. put out of action (by illness)
laid up
adj. ill and usually confined; "laid up with a bad cold"
menstruating, unwell
adj. somewhat ill or prone to illness; "my poor ailing grandmother"; "feeling a bit indisposed today"; "you look a little peaked"; "feeling poorly"; "a sickly child"; "is unwell and can't come to work"
sickish, sick, queasy, nauseous, nauseated
adj. feeling nausea; feeling about to vomit
scrofulous
adj. afflicted with scrofula
sneezy
adj. inclined to sneeze
spastic
adj. suffering from spastic paralysis; "a spastic child"
tuberculous, tubercular
adj. constituting or afflicted with or caused by tuberculosis or the tubercle bacillus; "a tubercular child"; "tuberculous patients"; "tubercular meningitis"
unhealed
adj. not healed; "an unhealed wound"
upset
adj. mildly physically distressed; "an upset stomach"
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resuscitate, revive, come to
v. return to consciousness; "The patient came to quickly"; "She revived after the doctor gave her an injection"
strong
adj. having strength or power greater than average or expected; "a strong radio signal"; "strong medicine"; "a strong man"
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