giddiness

  • 1 Giddiness — Gid di*ness, n. The quality or state of being giddy. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2 giddiness — late 13c., thoughtless folly; see GIDDY (Cf. giddy) + NESS (Cf. ness). Meaning dizziness is late 14c …

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  • 3 giddiness — giddy ► ADJECTIVE (giddier, giddiest) 1) having or causing a sensation of whirling and a tendency to fall or stagger; dizzy. 2) excitable and frivolous. ► VERB (giddies, giddied) ▪ make (someone) feel excited to the point of disorientation …

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  • 4 giddiness — noun see giddy I …

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  • 5 giddiness — See giddily. * * * …

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  • 6 giddiness — noun The state of being giddy …

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  • 7 giddiness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun A sensation of whirling or falling: dizziness, lightheadedness, vertiginousness, vertigo, wooz iness. See AWARENESS …

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  • 8 giddiness — gid·di·ness || gɪdɪnɪs n. dizziness, wooziness, lightheadedness; frivolousness …

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  • 9 giddiness — n. Vertigo, dizziness, swimming of the head …

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  • 10 giddiness — gid·di·ness …

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  • 11 giddiness — noun 1. an impulsive scatterbrained manner (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑silliness • Derivationally related forms: ↑silly (for: ↑silliness), ↑giddy • Hyp …

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  • 12 giddy — [[t]gɪ̱di[/t]] giddier, giddiest 1) ADJ GRADED If you feel giddy, you feel unsteady and think that you are about to fall over, usually because you are not well. He felt giddy and light headed. Syn: dizzy Derived words: giddiness N UNCOUNT A wave… …

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  • 13 tu̯er-1 : tur- and tu̯r̥- —     tu̯er 1 : tur and tu̯r̥     English meaning: to turn, whirl     Deutsche Übersetzung: “drehen, quirlen, wirbeln”, also von lebhafter Bewegung ũberhaupt     Note: from which partly tru     Material: A. O.Ind. tváratē, turáti “ hurries “, tū… …

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  • 14 vertigo — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. dizziness, giddiness, vertiginous. See insanity, rotation. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. dizziness, reeling, giddiness; see disease . III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. dizziness, unsteadyness, whirling,… …

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  • 15 suē̯ (̆ i)- —     suē̯ (̆ i)     English meaning: to bend, turn, swing     Deutsche Übersetzung: “biegen, drehen, schwingen”     Note: (see also seu and su̯eng “bend”)     Material: Gk. σῑμός “aufwärts bent, curved, stumpfnasig, spöttisch” (in addition σικχός… …

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  • 16 dizzy — I. adjective (dizzier; est) Etymology: Middle English disy, from Old English dysig stupid; akin to Old High German tusig stupid Date: before 12th century 1. foolish, silly 2. a. having a whirling sensation in the head with a tendency to fall b.… …

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  • 17 Haloalkane — The haloalkanes (also known as halogenoalkanes or alkyl halides) are a group of chemical compounds, consisting of alkanes, such as methane or ethane, with one or more halogens linked, such as chlorine or fluorine, making them a type of organic… …

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  • 18 Halomethane — compounds are derivatives of methane (CH4) with one or more of the hydrogen atoms replaced with halogen atoms (F, Cl, Br, or I). Halomethanes are both naturally occurring, especially in marine environments, and man made, most notably as… …

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  • 19 vertigo — noun /ˈvɜːtɪɡəʊ,ˈvɝtɪɡoʊ/ a) A sensation of whirling and loss of balance, caused by looking down from a great height or by disease affecting the inner ear. b) A disordered or imbalanced state of mind or things analogous to physical vertigo …

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  • 20 frivolity — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. levity, flightiness, giddiness, folly.See unimportance. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. flightiness, triviality, silliness, levity, flippancy, lightness, puerility, trifling, folly, frippery, flummery,… …

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