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dizzy, giddy, woozy, vertiginousadjective
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"
airheaded, dizzy, empty-headed, featherbrained, giddy, light-headed, lightheaded, sillyverb
lacking seriousness; given to frivolity
"a dizzy blonde"; "light-headed teenagers"; "silly giggles"
make dizzy or giddy
"a dizzying pace"
To make dizzy, to bewilder.
having a sensation of turning around; giddy; feeling unbalanced or lightheaded.
I stood up too fast and felt dizzy.
We climbed to a dizzy height.
empty-headed, scatterbrained or frivolous
My new secretary is a dizzy blonde.
Etymology: dysig, probably related to West Frisian dize, (fog).
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: disi, disig, Saxon.
All on a sudden miserable pain
Surpriz’d thee, dim thine eyes, and dizzy swam
In darkness. John Milton, Paradise Lost, b. ii. l. 753.
And dizzy ’tis to cast one’s eyes so low!
The crows and choughs that wing the midway air,
Shew scarce so gross as beetles. William Shakespeare, King Lear.
What followers, what retinue can’st thou gain?
Or at thy heels the dizzy multitude,
Longer than thou can’st feed them on thy cost? John Milton.
To whirl round; to make giddy.
Etymology: from the adjective.
Not the dreadful spout,
Which shipmen do the hurricano call,
Shall dizzy with more clamour Neptune’s ear
In his descent, than shall my prompted sword
Falling on Diomede. William Shakespeare, Troilus and Cressida.
having in the head a sensation of whirling, with a tendency to fall; vertiginous; giddy; hence, confused; indistinct
causing, or tending to cause, giddiness or vertigo
without distinct thought; unreflecting; thoughtless; heedless
to make dizzy or giddy; to give the vertigo to; to confuse
Etymology: [OE. dusi, disi, desi, foolish, AS. dysig; akin to LG. dsig dizzy, OD. deuzig, duyzig, OHG. tusig foolish, OFries. dusia to be dizzy; LG. dusel dizziness, duselig, dusselig, D. duizelig, dizzy, Dan. dsig drowsy, slepy, dse to make dull, drowsy, ds dullness, drowsiness, and to AS. dws foolish, G. thor fool. 71. Cf. Daze, Doze.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
diz′i, adj. giddy: confused: causing giddiness.—v.t. to make dizzy: to confuse.—adv. Dizz′ily.—n. Dizz′iness, giddiness.—p.adj. Dizz′ying, making dizzy. [A.S. dysig, foolish, allied to dwaes, stupid; cf. Dan. dösig; drowsy; also Daze, Doze.]
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
a nickname given to Benjamin Disraeli.
Etymology and Origins
The nickname of Benjamin Disraeli, afterwards Earl of Beaconsfield, the great political opponent of Mr Gladstone.
The numerical value of dizzy in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of dizzy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Examples of dizzy in a Sentence
I would literally have these personality changes, or these dizzy bouts or vertigo, it was just really challenging to navigate all that.
She's really sick, she's dizzy. She's not feeling good ... Hopefully, they'll get her processed and we can get her back in our arms.
All you get from a circular argument is dizzy.
Life, like a merry-go-round, may make you dizzy but you have to hold on even in the hardest of times
The cosmos is a gigantic flywheel making 10,000 revolutions per minute. Man is a sick fly taking a dizzy ride on it.
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- шеметен, замаянBulgarian
- vertiginós, marejatCatalan, Valencian
- schwindelerregend, schwindeligGerman
- vertiginoso, mareador, mareadoSpanish
- tyhmä, huimaavaFinnish
- vasouillard, étourdissant, tête en l’air, vertigineux, écervelé, vaseuxFrench
- duizelig, duizelingwekkend, draaierigDutch
- vertiginoso, tontoPortuguese
- virrig, snurrig, dimmig, yrselframkallande, yr, svindlande, vimmelkantig, omtöcknad, groggySwedish
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