Faintness vs Heaviness - What's the difference?

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Faintness is a related term of heaviness.


As nouns the difference between faintness and heaviness

is that faintness is the property of being or feeling faint while heaviness is the state of being heavy; weight, weightiness, force of impact or gravity.

faintness

English

Noun

  • The property of being or feeling faint.
  • Synonyms

    * faintheartedness * dimness

    See also

    * giddiness * light-headedness * vertigo

    heaviness

    English

    Noun

  • The state of being heavy; weight, weightiness, force of impact or gravity.
  • (obsolete) Oppression; dejectedness, sadness.
  • *1590 , Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene , II.vii:
  • *:First got with guile, and then preseru'd with dread, / And after spent with pride and lauishnesse, / Leauing behind them griefe and heauinesse .