Definitions of faintly

  1. In a faint, weak, or timidmanner.

Usage examples for faintly

  1. " Yes," she whispered faintly. – Blue Bonnet's Ranch Party by C. E. Jacobs Edyth Ellerbeck Read
  2. Stick me up on that wall, Billy, he said faintly, an' put a gun in each hand. – The Free Range by Francis William Sullivan
  3. But today he felt faintly disturbed. – Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1905 to 1906 by Lucy Maud Montgomery
  4. " It's only through the shoulder, Lieutenant," said the man, faintly. – The Little Shepherd of Kingdom Come by John Fox
  5. Faintly he had heard the sound of explosions down near the earth; but whether the same were bombs, or guns, or if any other cause were responsible the lad did not know. – Our Pilots in the Air by Captain William B. Perry
  6. " Yes," said Fidelia faintly-" glad afterwards." – Eunice by Margaret Murray Robertson
  7. She blushed faintly as she went out. – In the Wilderness by Robert Hichens
  8. " Miss Pewsey," said Rupert faintly. – The Mandarin's Fan by Fergus Hume
  9. Then he heard something else,- a faintly whispered " Father!" – Prudence of the Parsonage by Ethel Hueston
  10. Yes, she answered, faintly- He did. – Innocent Her Fancy and His Fact by Marie Corelli
  11. " Take my glass, and you can see it," added the captain, more faintly than before. – Taken by the Enemy by Oliver Optic
  12. " I fear so," answered Harrison faintly. – Montezuma's Castle and Other Weird Tales by Charles B. Cory
  13. Helen caught the look and smiled faintly. – Blue Robin, the Girl Pioneer by Rena I. Halsey
  14. I'd like to tell you now- now that I have the opportunity- that I think you're just- She smiled very faintly. – Mr. Grex of Monte Carlo by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  15. " Then- I will go," said Mrs. Gerard, faintly. – The Iron Trail by Rex Beach
  16. From the beach the voices of the girls rose faintly. – A Campfire Girl's Test of Friendship by Jane L. Stewart
  17. She even smiled faintly, and the smile made Buck's face once more grow very hot. – The Untamed by Max Brand