dizzy, giddy, woozy, vertiginous(adj)
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, silly(verb)
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.
Origin: dysig, probably related to West Frisian dize, (fog).
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
Origin: [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
Everything went dizzy on me.
All you get from a circular argument is dizzy.
We got nervous, we got dizzy. I ran downstairs with three kids.
A little headache and little dizzy, two times my nose bled today.
If you have a beautiful view, you don’t need a good wine to feel dizzy.
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- шеметен, замаянBulgarian
- vertiginós, marejatCatalan, Valencian
- schwindelig, schwindelerregendGerman
- mareador, vertiginoso, mareadoSpanish
- huimaava, tyhmäFinnish
- vaseux, écervelé, étourdissant, vasouillard, tête en l’air, vertigineuxFrench
- duizelig, duizelingwekkend, draaierigDutch
- vertiginoso, tontoPortuguese
- svindlande, virrig, yrselframkallande, groggy, omtöcknad, snurrig, dimmig, yr, vimmelkantigSwedish
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