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  • n. The state of being dizzy; the sensation of instability.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Giddiness; a whirling sensation in the head; vertigo.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Giddiness; a whirling in the head; vertigo.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a reeling sensation; a feeling that you are about to fall


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  • By this point, the dizziness is coming back and the stomach is gurgling discontent, so I needed a table from which I could flee easily in case of projectile vomiting.

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  • Actually, the dizziness is a side effect of the Tricor; both the pharmacy and the Mayo Clinic warn against it.

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  • They made a sort of shuddering veil, almost recalling the dizziness of a cinematograph.

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  • It was nothing, after all, and the dizziness was a momentary effect caused by the effort and stooping.

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  • Lucas Duda left Wednesday's game in the fourth inning with what the Mets termed "dizziness."

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  • Marco Scutaro, who left the game with what the club called dizziness in the fourth inning, made it 1-0 with an RBI single.

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  • The brightness of the eyes, dizziness, which is a common, and head-ache, which is a frequent symptom, and in some cases very distressing, are probably connected with these changes.

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  • Whence the objects appear to librate or circulate according to the motions of our heads, which is called dizziness; and we lose the means of balancing ourselves, or preserving our perpendicularity, by vision.

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  • The gas causes dizziness, which isalready reported on the shores of the Gulf by workers. then the mindbecomes slow to hallucinations and so will go crazy, then vision is impaired and finally loss of sight permanently. - Business News


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