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light-headedness

Definitions

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  • n. The property of feeling lightheaded; dizzyness or faintness.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The state or quality of being light-headed; dizziness; flightiness; wandering; delirium.

Etymologies

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light-headed +‎ -ness

Examples

  • While feeling "dizzy" over a great poem is a perfectly fine response by individual readers, at some point one's light-headedness has to be dispelled for further discussion of the poem to take place.

    Literary Study

  • And again and again until he lay back, his parched throat eased, the muzzy light-headedness receding under the sweet tang of the icy water.

    Earl of Durkness

  • A wave of light-headedness passed over Cara, and for a moment she swayed on her feet.

    Choker

  • If you experience labored breathing, light-headedness, dizziness, or other atypical symptoms, stop and consult your physician immediately.

    Abby Sims: Preventing Pregnancy Aches and Pains

  • Other symptoms include a cold sweat, nausea, severe indigestion, sense of impending doom and light-headedness.

    Susan Blumenthal, M.D.: How To Prevent Heart Disease And Stroke

  • As I wandered across the yard, light-headedness overtook me.

    Mercy Kill

  • Before I realised it, I was too far down the slope to stop and I was having a bout of light-headedness that gave the scene a surreal feeling of non-reality.

    The Rainbow Clockwerkz

  • Near-syncope is light-headedness due to the same cause.

    Cardiac terms and definitions

  • It has been found in all but two counties in California, and the signs and symptoms of a Lyme infection include chills, fever, a general ill-feeling, headache, light-headedness or fainting, muscle pain or a stiff neck and a typical "bull's eye" rash.

    Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.: The Hidden Dangers of Bug Bites

  • "Smoke inhalation may cause light-headedness and be harmful to your health," reads one package of K2.

    Smoke and confusion surrounds synthetic marijuana 'spice'

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