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giddy

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of giddy

  1. 1 lacking in seriousness or maturity <the giddy youngsters continued to laugh, joke, and make faces during the ceremonies> <the old guy's having an affair with a giddy twentysomething> Synonyms birdbrained, ditzy (or ditsy), dizzy, featherbrained, flighty, frivolous, frothy, futile, goofy, harebrained, light-headed, light-minded, puerile, scatterbrained, silly, yeasty Related Words fatuous, foolish, inane, nonsensical, thoughtless, witless; crazy, daffy, daft, fruity; exuberant, flippant, fluttery, giggly, happy, light, lighthearted, playful; sappy, shallow, superficial Near Antonyms grave, melancholy, somber (or sombre), thoughtful; dignified, heavy, no-nonsense, sedate, severe, solemn, staid Antonyms earnest, serious, serious-minded, sober, unfrivolous

  2. 2 having a feeling of being whirled about and in danger of falling down <I love the giddy feeling you get riding roller coasters> Synonyms aswoon, dizzy, light-headed, reeling, swimmy, vertiginous, whirling, woozyRelated Words faint, weak; addled, befuddled, confused, dazed, groggyNear Antonyms clearheaded; stable, steady

  3. 3 experiencing or marked by overwhelming usually pleasurable emotion <he's clearly giddy at the news that his ailing grandfather will be fine> Synonyms elated, elevated, enrapt, enraptured, entranced, euphoric, exhilarated, ecstatic, heady, intoxicated, rapt, rapturous, rhapsodic (also rhapsodical)Related Words enchanted, exultant, glorying, jubilant, rejoicing, triumphant; enthusiastic, excited, gung ho, thrilled; blissed-out, blissful, delighted, glad, gratified, happy, joyful, joyous, pleased, satisfied, tickledNear Antonyms blue, brokenhearted, crestfallen, dejected, despondent, disconsolate, disheartened, doleful, down, downcast, downhearted, forlorn, gloomy, glum, hangdog, heartbroken, heartsick, heartsore, inconsolable, joyless, low, low-spirited, melancholy, miserable, mournful, sad, saddened, sorrowful, sorry, unhappy, woebegone, woeful, wretchedAntonyms depressed




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