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dizzy

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adjective diz·zy \ˈdi-zē\

Definition of dizzy

dizzier

dizziest

  1. 1 :  foolish, silly

  2. 2 a :  having a whirling sensation in the head with a tendency to fall b :  mentally confused

  3. 3 a :  causing giddiness or mental confusion <dizzy heights> b :  caused by or marked by giddiness c :  extremely rapid <prices climbing at a dizzy rate>

dizzily

play \ˈdi-zə-lē\ adverb

dizziness

play \-zē-nəs\ noun


Examples of dizzy in a sentence

  1. The children were dizzy after spinning in circles.

  2. I'm feeling a bit weak and dizzy. I think I'm having a dizzy spell.

  3. Complex math problems make me dizzy.

  4. looking down from dizzy heights

  5. Prices rose at a dizzy rate.

  6. the dizzy pace of our lives



Origin and Etymology of dizzy

Middle English disy, from Old English dysig stupid; akin to Old High German tusig stupid


First Known Use: before 12th century


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dizzy

verb diz·zy

Definition of dizzy

dizzied

dizzying

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to make dizzy or giddy

  3. 2 :  bewilder <disasters that dizzy the mind>

dizzyingly

play \-zē-iŋ-lē\ adverb


1501

First Known Use of dizzy

1501


DIZZY Defined for Kids

dizzy

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adjective diz·zy \ˈdi-zē\

Definition of dizzy for Students

dizzier

dizziest

  1. 1 :  having the feeling of spinning

  2. 2 :  causing a feeling of spinning <dizzy heights>

  3. 3 :  overwhelmed with emotion <Dizzy with the success of his daring, Toad made for the railway station. — Kenneth Grahame, The Wind in the Willows>

dizziness

\ˈdi-zē-nəs\ noun



Medical Dictionary

dizzy

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adjective diz·zy \ˈdiz-ē\

Medical Definition of dizzy

dizzier

;

est

  1. 1:  having a whirling sensation in the head with a tendency to fall

  2. 2:  mentally confused

dizzily

\ˈdiz-ə-lē\play adverb




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