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dizzy

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adjective diz·zy \ˈdi-zē\

Definition of dizzy

dizzier

;

dizziest

  1. 1 :  foolish, silly

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

  3. 3a :  causing giddiness or mental confusion dizzy heightsb :  caused by or marked by giddinessc :  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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