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reeling

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 2)

having a feeling of being whirled about and in danger of falling down
  • the blood donor experienced a reeling sensation after standing up too quickly

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reeling

verb
present participle of reel

Synonyms & Antonyms of reeling (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to be in a confused state as if from being twirled around
  • his mind reeled upon hearing the news that his employer had been indicted for fraud

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2 to move forward while swaying from side to side
  • got off the amusement park ride reeling and barely able to stand

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“Reeling.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/reeling. Accessed 22 Jun. 2021.

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