lightheadedness


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light·head·ed

 (līt′hĕd′ĭd)
adj.
Faint or dizzy: felt lightheaded from running.

light′head′ed·ly adv.
light′head′ed·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lightheadedness - a reeling sensationlightheadedness - 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
2.lightheadedness - a frivolous lack of prudence
rashness, heedlessness, mindlessness - the trait of acting rashly and without prudence

lightheadedness

noun
A sensation of whirling or falling:
Translations

lightheadedness

n sensación f de desmayo, mareo
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