1. In a feeble, languid manner; without vigor or activity; as, to attack or defend faintly
2. With a feeble flame; as, a torch burns faintly
3. With a feeble light; as, the candle burns faintly
4. With little force; as, to breathe faintly
5. Without force of representation; imperfectly; as, to describe faintly what we have seen.
6. In a low tone; with a feeble voice; as, to speak faintly
7. Without spirit or courage; timorously.
He faintly now declines the fatal strife.