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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.

dizzy

(ˈdɪzɪ)
adj, -zier or -ziest
1. affected with a whirling or reeling sensation; giddy
2. (Psychology) mentally confused or bewildered
3. (Psychology) causing or tending to cause vertigo or bewilderment
4. informal foolish or flighty
vb, -zies, -zying or -zied
(tr) to make dizzy
[Old English dysig silly; related to Old High German tusīg weak, Old Norse dos quiet]
ˈdizzily adv
ˈdizziness n

diz•zy

(ˈdɪz i)

adj. -zi•er, -zi•est, adj.
1. having a sensation of whirling and a tendency to fall; giddy; vertiginous.
2. bewildered; confused.
3. causing giddiness or confusion: a dizzy height.
4. heedless; thoughtless.
5. Informal. foolish; silly.
v.t.
6. to make dizzy.
[before 900; Middle English dysy, Old English dysig foolish]
diz′zi•ly, adv.
diz′zi•ness, n.

dizzy


Past participle: dizzied
Gerund: dizzying

Imperative
dizzy
dizzy
Present
I dizzy
you dizzy
he/she/it dizzies
we dizzy
you dizzy
they dizzy
Preterite
I dizzied
you dizzied
he/she/it dizzied
we dizzied
you dizzied
they dizzied
Present Continuous
I am dizzying
you are dizzying
he/she/it is dizzying
we are dizzying
you are dizzying
they are dizzying
Present Perfect
I have dizzied
you have dizzied
he/she/it has dizzied
we have dizzied
you have dizzied
they have dizzied
Past Continuous
I was dizzying
you were dizzying
he/she/it was dizzying
we were dizzying
you were dizzying
they were dizzying
Past Perfect
I had dizzied
you had dizzied
he/she/it had dizzied
we had dizzied
you had dizzied
they had dizzied
Future
I will dizzy
you will dizzy
he/she/it will dizzy
we will dizzy
you will dizzy
they will dizzy
Future Perfect
I will have dizzied
you will have dizzied
he/she/it will have dizzied
we will have dizzied
you will have dizzied
they will have dizzied
Future Continuous
I will be dizzying
you will be dizzying
he/she/it will be dizzying
we will be dizzying
you will be dizzying
they will be dizzying
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been dizzying
you have been dizzying
he/she/it has been dizzying
we have been dizzying
you have been dizzying
they have been dizzying
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been dizzying
you will have been dizzying
he/she/it will have been dizzying
we will have been dizzying
you will have been dizzying
they will have been dizzying
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been dizzying
you had been dizzying
he/she/it had been dizzying
we had been dizzying
you had been dizzying
they had been dizzying
Conditional
I would dizzy
you would dizzy
he/she/it would dizzy
we would dizzy
you would dizzy
they would dizzy
Past Conditional
I would have dizzied
you would have dizzied
he/she/it would have dizzied
we would have dizzied
you would have dizzied
they would have dizzied
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.dizzy - make dizzy or giddy; "a dizzying pace"
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
Adj.1.dizzy - having or causing a whirling sensationdizzy - having or causing a whirling sensation; liable to falling; "had a dizzy spell"; "a dizzy pinnacle"; "had a headache and felt giddy"; "a giddy precipice"; "feeling woozy from the blow on his head"; "a vertiginous climb up the face of the cliff"
ill, sick - affected by an impairment of normal physical or mental function; "ill from the monotony of his suffering"
2.dizzy - lacking seriousnessdizzy - 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"

dizzy

adjective
2. confused, dazzled, at sea, bewildered, muddled, bemused, dazed, disorientated, befuddled, light-headed, punch-drunk, fuddled Her wonderful dark good looks and wit made me dizzy.
3. (Informal) scatterbrained, silly, foolish, frivolous, giddy, capricious, forgetful, flighty, light-headed, scatty (Brit. informal), empty-headed, bird-brained (informal), featherbrained, ditzy or ditsy (slang) a charmingly dizzy grandmother
4. steep, towering, soaring, lofty, sky-high, vertiginous, dizzy-making, giddy-making I escalated to the dizzy heights.

dizzy

adjective
1. Having a sensation of whirling or falling:
2. Producing dizziness or vertigo:
3. Slang. Given to lighthearted silliness:
Informal: gaga.
Slang: birdbrained.
verb
To cause to be unclear in mind or intent:
Informal: throw.
Idiom: make one's head reel.
Translations
دائِخمُسَبِّب الدُّوارمُصاب بِدُوار
mající závraťmít závraťpůsobící závrať
svimmelørrundtosset
huimaavapyörryksissä olevatyhmä
omamljen
szédítõ
meî svimasvimandi
めまいがする
현기증 나는
galvos svaigimassvaiginamaisvaiginantissvaigulys
apreibisreibinošs
mať závratzávratný
vrtoglav
snurrig
เวียนศีรษะ
baş döndürenbaşı dönenbaşı dönmüşsersemlemiş
chóng mặt

dizzy

A. [ˈdɪzɪ] ADJ (dizzier (compar) (dizziest (superl)))
1. (= giddy) [person] → mareado
to feel dizzy (because ill, drunk etc) → estar mareado, marearse
if I look down I feel dizzysi miro hacia abajo me da vértigo
changes in altitude make you dizzylos cambios de altitud causan mareo or hacen que te mareas
you're making me dizzyme estás mareando
this drug may make you dizzyeste medicamento puede provocarle mareos
it makes one dizzy to think of itmarea sólo de pensarlo
she had a dizzy spelltuvo or le dio un mareo
to be dizzy with successestar borracho de éxito
2. (fig) [pace, speed] → vertiginoso
she rose to the dizzy heights of director's secretaryascendió ni más ni menos que al puesto de secretaria del director
3. (= scatterbrained) → atolondrado
B. VT (= confuse) → aturdir
they had been dizzied by the pace of technological changeel ritmo del cambio tecnológico les había aturdido

dizzy

[ˈdɪzi] adj
[person] (physically) to feel dizzy → avoir la tête qui tourne
I feel dizzy → J'ai la tête qui tourne.
to make sb dizzy → donner le vertige à qn
[spell] → de vertige
She keeps having dizzy spells → Elle ne cesse d'avoir des accès de vertige.
[height] → vertigineux/euse
the dizzy heights of ... (fig)les sommets vertigineux de ...
to reach the dizzy heights of ... → atteindre les sommets vertigineux de ...
(= scatterbrained) [woman] → écervelé(e)

dizzy

adj (+er)
(= giddy)schwindelig; I’m (feeling) dizzymir ist schwindelig (from von); she started to feel dizzyihr wurde schwindelig; dizzy spellSchwindelanfall m; it makes me dizzy to think of itmir wird ganz schwindelig bei dem Gedanken; she was dizzy with successder Erfolg hatte sie benommen gemacht; when you’re dizzy with desirewenn dir vor Begehren ganz schwindelig ist
(fig) height, speedschwindelerregend; to rise to dizzy heightszu schwindelerregenden Höhen aufsteigen
(= foolish) personhirnlos; actionverrückt; delightfully dizzyherrlich verrückt; a dizzy blondeein dummes Blondchen (inf)
vt personverwirren

dizzy

[ˈdɪzɪ] adj (height) → vertiginoso/a
I am or feel dizzy → ho il capogiro, mi gira la testa
to make sb dizzy → far girare la testa a qn
the height made me dizzy → la grande altezza mi ha dato le vertigini

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

dizzy

دائِخ mít závrať svimmel schwindelig ζαλισμένος mareado, vertiginoso pyörryksissä oleva étourdi omamljen stordito めまいがする 현기증 나는 duizelig svimmel czujący zawrót głowy tonto, vertiginoso испытывающий головокружение snurrig เวียนศีรษะ başı dönmüş chóng mặt 晕眩的

dizzy

a. mareado-a.

dizzy

adj (comp -zier; super -ziest) mareado; to make (one) — dar(le) mareo
References in classic literature ?
The hand of the girl was warm and a strange, dizzy feeling crept over him.
Happily, he soon succeeded in disarming his adversary, whose knife fell on the rock at their feet; and from this moment it became a fierce struggle who should cast the other over the dizzy height into a neighboring cavern of the falls.
It makes me dizzy to think of such a shifting world
Young as she was, I was struck, throughout our little tour, with her confidence and courage with the way, in empty chambers and dull corridors, on crooked staircases that made me pause and even on the summit of an old machicolated square tower that made me dizzy, her morning music, her disposition to tell me so many more things than she asked, rang out and led me on.
Endlessly the dancers swung round and round--when they were dizzy they swung the other way.
In that dizzy moment her feet to her scarce seemed to touch the ground, and a moment brought her to the water's edge.
I asked them if they supposed a nation of people ever existed, who, with a free vote in every man's hand, would elect that a single family and its descendants should reign over it forever, whether gifted or boobies, to the exclusion of all other families -- including the voter's; and would also elect that a certain hundred families should be raised to dizzy summits of rank, and clothed on with offensive trans- missible glories and privileges to the exclusion of the rest of the nation's families -- INCLUDING HIS OWN.
Sometimes one of these monster precipices had the slight inclination of the huge ship-houses in dockyards-- then high aloft, toward the sky, it took a little stronger inclination, like that of a mansard roof--and perched on this dizzy mansard one's eye detected little things like martin boxes, and presently perceived that these were the dwellings of peasants--an airy place for a home, truly.
A brown spotted lady-bug climbed the dizzy height of a grass blade, and Tom bent down close to it and said, "Lady-bug, lady-bug, fly away home, your house is on fire, your children's alone," and she took wing and went off to see about it -- which did not surprise the boy, for he knew of old that this insect was credulous about conflagrations, and he had practised upon its simplicity more than once.
Perhaps dizzy isn't just the right word, but it's nearest.
I stumbled over an obstacle: my head was still dizzy, my sight was dim, and my limbs were feeble.
I was sick exceedingly, and dizzy, and faint; and thus compelled perforce to accept lodgings under his roof.