dizziness

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diz·zy

 (dĭz′ē)
adj. diz·zi·er, diz·zi·est
1. Having a whirling sensation and a tendency to fall.
2.
a. Bewildered or confused: "I was dizzy with anger and shame" (Amy Benson).
b. Slang Scatterbrained or silly.
3. Producing or tending to produce giddiness: a dizzy height.
4. Characterized by impulsive haste; very rapid: "There he sat ... gabbing at his usual dizzy pace" (H.L. Mencken).
tr.v. diz·zied, diz·zy·ing, diz·zies
1. To cause to have a whirling sensation.
2. To confuse or bewilder.

[Middle English dusie, disi, from Old English dysig, foolish.]

diz′zi·ly adv.
diz′zi·ness n.
diz′zy·ing·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dizziness - a reeling sensationdizziness - a reeling sensation; a feeling that you are about to fall
symptom - (medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease

dizziness

noun
A sensation of whirling or falling:
Translations
دُوار، دَوْخَه
závrať
svimmelhed
svimi
vrtoglavost
baş dönmesi

dizziness

[ˈdɪzɪnɪs] N (gen) → mareo m; (caused by height) → vértigo m
to have an attack of dizzinesstener or sufrir un mareo

dizziness

[ˈdɪzinɪs] nvertige m, étourdissement m

dizziness

nSchwindel m; bout or fit of dizzinessSchwindelanfall m

dizziness

[ˈdɪzɪnɪs] ncapogiro, vertigini fpl
an attack of dizziness → un capogiro

dizzy

(ˈdizi) adjective
1. giddy or confused. If you spin round and round like that, you'll make yourself dizzy.
2. causing dizziness. dizzy heights.
ˈdizzily adverb
ˈdizziness noun

diz·zi·ness

n. mareo, sensación de desvanecimiento, vahído.

dizziness

n mareo
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