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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Illness & disability
dizzydiz‧zy /ˈdɪzi/ ●●○ adjective  1 MIBALANCEfeeling 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)3 informalCARELESS stupid and forgetful a dizzy blonde4 HIGHvery busy and exciting Hong Kong buzzes from dawn to dusk at a dizzy pace.dizziness noun [uncountable] headaches, dizziness, and vomitingdizzily adverb
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dizzyThe thin mountain air made Trautmann feel dizzy.So anyway, you go to work and get dizzy.I felt myself growing dizzy and l seemed to be seeing everything as through a fog.As the sulphur finds its way into his lungs, he will become dizzy and nauseated.She was still feeling dizzy and sick, and felt very annoyed at herself for almost fainting in Caroline's flat.By the time she had explained to Pepe what had happened she began to feel dizzy and steadily more nauseous.Sometimes I get dizzy at the top of staircases and escalators.If you feel dizzy or short of breath, stop exercising immediately.She must have had a dizzy spell.The dizzy spells were increasing in frequency.dizzy spellsShe suffers from high blood pressure and dizzy spells.After Allitt moved out of the Jobsons' home, his dizzy spells, craving for chocolate and sudden collapses had stopped.If they are arthritic, their sight is poor, or they are subject to dizzy spells they may trip over the flex.The dizzy spells were increasing in frequency.
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