headiness


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head·y

 (hĕd′ē)
adj. head·i·er, head·i·est
1.
a. Intoxicating or stupefying: heady liqueur.
b. Tending to upset the mind or the balance of senses: standing on a heady outcrop of rock.
c. Serving to exhilarate: the heady news of triumph.
2.
a. Impetuous and rash: a heady outburst of anger.
b. Domineering; overbearing: too heady to reason with.
3. Swift and violent; headlong: a heady current.
4. Showing intelligence and good judgment; prudent: heady tactics.
5. Suffering from a headache: a heady, throbbing feeling.

head′i·ly adv.
head′i·ness n.
Translations

headiness

[ˈhedɪnɪs] N [of scent] → aroma m embriagador; [of atmosphere] → excitación f
a wine that is characterized by its headinessun vino que se caracteriza por lo fácilmente que se sube a la cabeza

headiness

n
berauschende Art; (of experience)Aufregung f; the headiness of successder Erfolgsrausch; this wine is known for its headinessdieser Wein ist dafür bekannt, dass er schnell zu Kopf(e) steigt; the headiness of this intellectual atmospheredas Berauschende dieser geistesgeladenen Atmosphäre
(= impetuosity)Unbesonnenheit f
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