Words starting with f

Words and definitions

Meaning of Faint

Faint means: To cause to faint or become dispirited; to depress; to weaken.

Meaning of Fainthearted

Fainthearted means: Wanting in courage; depressed by fear; easily discouraged or frightened; cowardly; timorous; dejected.

Meaning of Fainting

Fainting means: Syncope, or loss of consciousness owing to a sudden arrest of the blood supply to the brain, the face becoming pallid, the respiration feeble, and the heat's beat weak.

Meaning of Faintish

Faintish means: Slightly faint; somewhat faint.

Meaning of Faintling

Faintling means: Timorous; feeble-minded.

Meaning of Faintly

Faintly means: In a faint, weak, or timidmanner.

Meaning of Faintness

Faintness means: The state of being faint; loss of strength, or of consciousness, and self-control.

Meaning of Faintness

Faintness means: Want of vigor or energy.

Meaning of Faintness

Faintness means: Feebleness, as of color or light; lack of distinctness; as, faintness of description.

Meaning of Faintness

Faintness means: Faint-heartedness; timorousness; dejection.

Words and definitions

Meaning of Zeuzerian

Zeuzerian means: Any one of a group of bombycid moths of which the genus Zeuzera is the type. Some of these moths are of large size. The goat moth is an example.

Meaning of Zeus

Zeus means: The chief deity of the Greeks, and ruler of the upper world (cf. Hades). He was identified with Jupiter.

Meaning of Zeugobranchiata

Zeugobranchiata means: Same as Zygobranchia.

Meaning of Zeugmatic

Zeugmatic means: Of or pertaining to zeugma; characterized by zeugma.

Meaning of Zeugma

Zeugma means: A figure by which an adjective or verb, which agrees with a nearer word, is, by way of supplement, referred also to another more remote; as, "hic illius arma, hic currus fuit;" where fuit, which agrees directly with currus, is referred also to arma.

Meaning of Zeuglodonta

Zeuglodonta means: Same as Phocodontia.

Meaning of Zeuglodont

Zeuglodont means: Any species of Zeuglodonta.

Meaning of Zeuglodon

Zeuglodon means: A genus of extinct Eocene whales, remains of which have been found in the Gulf States. The species had very long and slender bodies and broad serrated teeth. See Phocodontia.

Meaning of Zetetics

Zetetics means: A branch of algebra which relates to the direct search for unknown quantities.

Meaning of Zetetic

Zetetic means: A seeker; -- a name adopted by some of the Pyrrhonists.

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