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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dizziness, giddiness, lightheadedness, vertigonoun

    a reeling sensation; a feeling that you are about to fall


  1. dizzinessnoun

    The state of being dizzy; the sensation of instability.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Dizzinessnoun

    Giddiness; whirl in the head.

    Etymology: from dizzy.

    Fixed seriousness heats the brain in some to distraction, and causeth an aching and dizziness in sounder heads. Joseph Glanvill.


  1. dizziness

    Dizziness is a term used to describe a range of sensations such as feeling faint, unsteady, weak, or experiencing a sense of imbalance or spinning (vertigo). It can be associated with a variety of conditions, usually related to issues in the inner ear or brain, and can significantly affect a person's balance and coordination.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dizzinessnoun

    giddiness; a whirling sensation in the head; vertigo

  2. Etymology: [AS. dysigness folly. See Dizzy.]


  1. Dizziness

    Dizziness is an impairment in spatial perception and stability. Because the term dizziness is imprecise, it can refer to vertigo, presyncope, disequilibrium, or a non-specific feeling such as giddiness or foolishness. One can induce dizziness by engaging in disorientating activities such as spinning. ⁕Vertigo is the sensation of spinning or having one's surroundings spin about them. Many people find vertigo very disturbing and often report associated nausea and vomiting. It represents about 25% of cases of occurrences of dizziness. ⁕Disequilibrium is the sensation of being off balance, and is most often characterized by frequent falls in a specific direction. This condition is not often associated with nausea or vomiting. ⁕Presyncope is lightheadedness, muscular weakness and feeling faint as opposed to a syncope, which is actually fainting. ⁕Non-specific dizziness is often psychiatric in origin. It is a diagnosis of exclusion and can sometimes be brought about by hyperventilation. A stroke is the cause of isolated dizziness in 0.7% of people who present to the emergency room.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Dizziness

    An imprecise term which may refer to a sense of spatial disorientation, motion of the environment, or lightheadedness.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of dizziness in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of dizziness in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of dizziness in a Sentence

  1. Brian Johnston:

    Anyone who eats one of these products — especially a child — can experience overdose effects such as intoxication, altered perception, anxiety, panic, paranoia, dizziness, weakness, slurred speech, poor coordination, or even breathing and heart problems.

  2. President Biden:

    These burn pits that incinerate waste, the waste of war, medical and hazardous material, jet fuel and so much more, and they come home, many of the fittest and best-trained warriors in the world, never the same, headaches, numbness, dizziness, a cancer that would put them in a flag-draped coffin.

  3. Brigid Dwyer:

    For most people, however, dizziness is only a potential issue during faster and more forceful activities, amazingly, when needed, our brains can be prompted over time to better handle the dizzying tasks we encounter.

  4. Police Chief Tony Brooks:

    Shortly after this call, the local 911 Center received additional calls( referencing) unconscious subjects in and around the pool area, others described symptoms such as dizziness and a burning in their throat.

  5. Beau Biden:

    When they came home, many of the world's fittest and best trained warriors were never the same. Headaches. Numbness. Dizziness. A cancer that would put them in a flag-draped coffin. I know. One of those soldiers was my son, Major Beau Biden, we don't know for sure if a burn pit was near where his hooch was near, in Iraq or earlier than that in Kosovo, was the cause of his brain cancer, or the diseases of so many of our troops. But I'm committed to finding out everything we can.

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