Definition of Giddiness

1. Noun. An impulsive scatterbrained manner.

Exact synonyms: Silliness
Generic synonyms: Frivolity, Frivolousness
Specialized synonyms: Lightness, Lightsomeness
Derivative terms: Giddy, Silly



2. Noun. A reeling sensation; a feeling that you are about to fall.
Exact synonyms: Dizziness, Lightheadedness, Vertigo
Generic synonyms: Symptom
Derivative terms: Dizzy, Giddy, Lightheaded, Vertiginous

Definition of Giddiness

1. n. The quality or state of being giddy.

Definition of Giddiness

1. Noun. The state of being giddy. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Giddiness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Giddiness

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Literary usage of Giddiness

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1. Thirty-five Years in the East: Adventures, Discoveries, Experiements, and by John Martin Honigberger (1852)
"Mango fruct., eaten in large quantity, giddiness and obscurity of vision, ... Ocim. sanct. sem., giddiness with fever at night j without fever, o. ..."

2. The Practitioner by Gale Group, ProQuest Information and Learning Company (1890)
"Aural giddiness after Influenza.—The following case Dr. Angel Money considers interesting apart from the assumed cause; it is probably only an instance of ..."

3. Journal of the Royal Agricultural Society of England by Royal Agricultural Society of England (1854)
"PARTURIENT fever in ewes (" giddiness accompanying parturition") forms a very ... Now, that we may distinguish this so-called giddiness accompanying ..."

4. Textbook of human physiology by Leonard Landois, William Stirling (1889)
"It is probable that the disturbances of equilibrium and the feeling of giddiness which follow the passage of a galvanic current through the head between the ..."

5. Homœopathic therapeutics by Samuel Lilienthal (1879)
"occiput; giddiness as from intoxication; stupefaction and unconsciousness. Selenium. Vertigo when rising from a seat, on raising himself in bed, ..."

6. Manual of Diseases of the Ear: Including Those of the Nose and Throat in by Thomas Barr (1901)
"giddiness from Excessive Air-Pressure. Many examples of giddiness due to excessive and especially to sudden air-pressure upon the walls of the middle ear ..."

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