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Topic: ILLNESS AND DISABILITY

Language: Old English
Origin: dysig 'stupid'

dizzy

adjective
     
diz‧zy
1MI feeling unable to stand steadily, for example because you are looking down from a high place or because you are ill:
The heat and the champagne made him feel dizzy.
She started to suffer from dizzy spells (=a short period when you feel dizzy).
dizzy with
Ruth felt dizzy with relief.
2

the dizzy heights (of something)

an important position - used humorously:
Naomi had reached the dizzy heights of manageress.
3 informal stupid and forgetful:
a dizzy blonde
4 very busy and exciting:
Hong Kong buzzes from dawn to dusk at a dizzy pace.
dizziness noun [uncountable]
headaches, dizziness, and vomiting
dizzily adverb
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