Faintly in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Faintly

In a faint manner; very quietly or lightly.

Short Example Sentences for Faintly

  • 1. Belle faintly smiled. 🔊
  • 2. She smiled faintly at me. 🔊
  • 3. They were both smiling faintly at me. 🔊
  • 4. She faintly murmured forth her exculpation. 🔊
  • 5. Her faintly whimsical smile returned. 🔊
  • 6. Above was the sky of faintly luminous star-dust. 🔊
  • 7. At last a faintly audible voice came from the set. 🔊
  • 8. She half smiled, faintly shrugging her shoulders. 🔊
  • 9. Lady Sarah faintly smiled in answer. 🔊
  • 10. Landry, noting her tone, looked faintly surprised. 🔊
  • 11. Far to the north mountains were faintly blue in the yellow sunlight. 🔊
  • 12. Already the long ribbon of road was beginning to be faintly tinged with gray. 🔊
  • 13. O'Iwa faintly returned. 🔊
  • 14. At times a vowel is elided; or rather but faintly touched by the voice. 🔊
  • 15. Joan explained faintly that she wanted to go away somewhere, to live.... 🔊
  • 16. The dawn was stealing near, Glimmering faintly on the edge of night. 🔊

How to use Faintly in Sentences?

  • 1. It came so faintly as to be scarcely audible to those who had been awaiting it. 🔊
  • 2. The planet was consequently not to be seen at that time except faintly in the twilight. 🔊
  • 3. From time to time the rumbling of the storm is still heard faintly in the distance. 🔊
  • 4. She put out of her mind as disloyal, the faintly unpleasant suggestion of his words. 🔊
  • 5. This to Bill, who was now faintly fanning a wing and ruffling up his yellow crest. 🔊
  • 6. In their long lines there seemed to Paynter something faintly serpentine and even spiral. 🔊
  • 7. The child Jesus himself is by no means completed; his right arm is only faintly indicated. 🔊
  • 8. His smile was sketched so faintly about his mouth that it seemed merely to emphasize the gravity of his expression. 🔊
  • 9. Outside the muffled tramp of the night patrols and the gruff challenge of sentries fall faintly on the ear. 🔊
  • 10. The hand that had faintly clasped his is slowly creeping up to the broad and brawny chest, so feeble now. 🔊
  • 11. Looey lay on her back, faintly and vainly struggling to turn her fearful little face from the light. 🔊
  • 12. The whole atmosphere by degrees kindled up, and showed dimly and faintly the boundless prospect around. 🔊
  • 13. In one of these pauses borne in the wind faintly as if from very far away he heard a sound of knocking, just knocking on wood. 🔊
  • 14. He tried to lose himself in his work, but for the first time in his life, he had begun to get faintly worried. 🔊
  • 15. It was as soft as satin, and smelt faintly of orris, and her fingers closed on his with a little friendly pressure. 🔊
  • 16. She had always faintly realized that the hours she spent with Runyon might some day have to be paid for in loneliness and despair. 🔊
  • 17. One midsummer night a tiny ringing came faintly and pleasantly into Mary's dreams. 🔊
  • 18. As yet the illimitable import of America's "coming in" is only faintly realized. 🔊
  • 19. Mr. Raleigh could see nothing, but every now and then the boom of a gun came faintly over the distance. 🔊