Difference between impure and faint
- having a physical or moral blemish so as to make impure according to dietary or ceremonial laws
- combined with extraneous elements
- (used of persons or behaviors) immoral or obscene
Cratyn was so annoyingly devout, he probably felt the need for penance if he had an impure thought.
If he had kissed her with those uneloquent and untrained lips of his, impure in their purity, she would never have forgiven herself.
- weak and likely to lose consciousness
- indistinctly understood or felt or perceived
- lacking clarity or distinctness
- deficient in magnitude; barely perceptible; lacking clarity or brightness or loudness etc
- lacking conviction or boldness or courage
- pass out from weakness, physical or emotional distress due to a loss of blood supply to the brain
- a spontaneous loss of consciousness caused by insufficient blood to the brain
Through her suit, Suzie Nova felt the diamantine exterior of the alien contraption throb faintly below her feet, alive with incomprehensible energies that course through it like blood through arteries.
I picked up the faint sound of a car in the distance.
‘There were many times when I felt faint at matches because of menstrual cramps,’ Susan says.