<div class="sibling-fade">
  <span>Item 1</span> <span>Item 2</span> <span>Item 3</span> <span>Item 4</span>
  <span>Item 5</span> <span>Item 6</span>
</div>
span {
  padding: 0 1rem;
  transition: opacity 0.2s;
}
.sibling-fade:hover span:not(:hover) {
  opacity: 0.5;
}

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