As nouns the difference between faintness and goneness
is that faintness
is the property of being or feeling faint while goneness
is the state or quality of being gone, ie no longer present.
The property of being or feeling faint.
The state or quality of being gone, i.e. no longer present.
* 1999 , Vivian Patraka, Spectacular Suffering: Theatre, Fascism, and the Holocaust
(US, informal) A state of exhaustion or faintness, especially from hunger.
- It is the goneness of the Holocaust that produces the simultaneous profusion of discourses and understandings; the goneness is what opens up, what spurs, what unleashes the perpetual desire to do, to make, to rethink the Holocaust.