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light-headed

adj
1. frivolous in disposition or behaviour
2. giddy; feeling faint or slightly delirious
ˌlight-ˈheadedly adv
ˌlight-ˈheadedness n
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.light-headed - weak and likely to lose consciousness; "suddenly felt faint from the pain"; "was sick and faint from hunger"; "felt light in the head"; "a swooning fit"; "light-headed with wine"; "light-headed from lack of sleep"
ill, sick - affected by an impairment of normal physical or mental function; "ill from the monotony of his suffering"
2.light-headed - lacking seriousnesslight-headed - lacking seriousness; given to frivolity; "a dizzy blonde"; "light-headed teenagers"; "silly giggles"
frivolous - not serious in content or attitude or behavior; "a frivolous novel"; "a frivolous remark"; "a frivolous young woman"

light-headed

adjective
1. faint, dizzy, hazy, giddy, delirious, unsteady, vertiginous, woozy (informal) Your blood pressure will drop and you may feel light-headed.
Translations

light-headed

[ˈlaɪtˈhedɪd] ADJ (by temperament) → ligero de cascos; (= dizzy) → mareado; (with fever) → delirante; (with excitement) → exaltado
wine makes me light-headedel vino se me sube a la cabeza

light-headed

[ˌlaɪtˈhɛdɪd] adj (by temperament) → svampito/a; (dizzy) → intontito/a, stordito/a; (with fever) → vaneggiante; (with excitement) → eccitato/a
the drink made him feel light-headed → il liquore gli ha fatto girare la testa

light2

(lait) adjective
1. easy to lift or carry; of little weight. I bought a light suitcase for plane journeys.
2. easy to bear, suffer or do. Next time the punishment will not be so light.
3. (of food) easy to digest. a light meal.
4. of less weight than it should be. The load of grain was several kilos light.
5. of little weight. Aluminium is a light metal.
6. lively or agile. She was very light on her feet.
7. cheerful; not serious. light music.
8. little in quantity; not intense, heavy, strong etc. light rain.
9. (of soil) containing a lot of sand.
ˈlightly adverb
ˈlightness noun
ˈlighten verb
to make or become less heavy. She lightened her suitcase by taking out several pairs of shoes; The postman's bag of parcels lightened as he went from house to house.
ˌlight-ˈfingered adjective
inclined to steal things.
ˌlight-ˈheaded adjective
dizzy and giddy.
ˌlight-ˈhearted adjective
happy and free from anxiety; not grave or serious. a light-hearted mood.
ˈlightweight adjective
light in weight. a lightweight raincoat.
get off lightly
to escape or be allowed to go without severe punishment etc.
make light of
to treat (problems etc) as unimportant.
travel light
to travel with little luggage.
References in classic literature ?
The serjeant very civilly took his leave, fully satisfied with his merchandize, and not a little pleased with his dexterous recovery from that false step into which his opinion of the sick man's light-headedness had betrayed him.
Now that may strike you as very singular, but I think I can explain it: you see their brains - I mention no names, but you'll understand to whom I allude - their brains are light to begin with, and the fumes of the fermented liquor render them lighter still, and produce an entire light-headedness, or giddiness, resulting in intoxication; whereas my brains, being composed of more solid materials, will absorb a considerable quantity of this alcoholic vapour without the production of any sensible result - '
Symptoms include pain or pressure in the chest that may spread to the neck, jaw or back; heart palpitations, which is the feeling of a rapid, fluttering or pounding heart; serious nausea, indigestion or heartburn; trouble breathing; cold sweat; fatigue; and dizziness or light-headedness.
However, women may not feel any chest pain and must look out for neck, jaw, shoulder, upper back or abdominal discomfort, nausea or light-headedness and/or pain in one or both arms as these are symptoms of CVDs specific to women.
These can range from mild to very serious, including one or more of the following: hives or welts, a rash or blister - these are the most common symptoms of drug allergies; coughing, wheezing, runny nose and trouble breathing or swelling in the throat; and light-headedness, nausea or stomach cramps after taking medication.
It said the public should be made aware of early signs or symptoms of dehydration and subsequent evolving signs and symptoms of heat or sunstroke such as muscle cramps, nausea, vomiting, light-headedness and even heart palpitations.
Anxiety disorders, on the other hand, manifest in palpitations, breathing difficulties, cold sweat, dizziness or light-headedness, body weakness, tremors, digestive system problems, the sense of panic or uneasiness, fears of going crazy, losing control and being seriously ill.
Vaccine doses should be administered based on the patient's age; a patient with "severe" egg allergy is one who exhibits angioedema, respiratory distress, light-headedness, or recurrent emesis; requires epinephrine; or requires emergency medical care of any kind after consuming egg products.
A Viking would understand the work they do: sending the sheep to the fells in the summer and making the hay; the autumn fairs where the flocks are replenished; the gruelling toil of winter when the sheep must be kept alive, and the light-headedness that comes with spring, as the lambs are born and the sheep get ready to return to the fells.
Eating and drinking sprees send them to emergency rooms for palpitations and light-headedness - symptoms of 'holiday heart,'" said PCP President Anthony Leachon.
Patients may use the word dizziness in an attempt to describe many sensations, including faintness, giddiness, light-headedness, or unsteadiness.
Headaches, dizziness, or light-headedness, weakness, mood changes, irritability or confusion, feeling sick to your stomach, vomiting, fainting, decreased and dark-colored urine, and pale, clammy skin.