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English definition of “dizzy”

dizzy

adjective (FEELING)    /ˈdɪz.i/
B2 feeling as if everything is turning round and being unable to balance and about to fall down: Going without sleep for a long time makes me feel dizzy and light-headed . I felt quite dizzy with excitement as I went up to collect the award .Headaches and dizziness dizzily     /-ɪ.li/ adverb in a dizzy way or a way that makes you feel dizzy: The skyscrapers towered dizzily above us.Headaches and dizzinessConfusion, confusing and feeling confused
(Definition of dizzy adjective (FEELING) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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