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dizzy

diz·zy

dizzy

pronunciation:
dI zi
parts of speech:
adjective, transitive verb
part of speech: adjective
inflections: dizzier, dizziest
definition 1: having a sensation of spinning and loss of balance; giddy.
The child spun in circles until he was too dizzy to stand up.She quickly rose to her feet and suddenly felt dizzy.
synonyms:
giddy, vertiginous, woozy
similar words:
faint, light, light-headed, shaky, unsteady
definition 2: confused or disoriented.
It was Christmas morning and the children were dizzy with excitement.
synonyms:
confused, disoriented, silly, woozy
similar words:
dazed, light-headed, shaky, unstable
definition 3: causing giddiness or confusion.
The car zoomed forward at a dizzy speed.
synonyms:
giddy, vertiginous
definition 4: impulsive or hasty.
They made a dizzy plunge into this new business venture.
synonyms:
vertiginous
similar words:
hasty, impulsive, rapid, swift
definition 5: (informal) foolish or scatterbrained.
It's just another one of his dizzy ideas.
synonyms:
ditsy, featherbrained, flighty, foolish, giddy, scatterbrained, silly
similar words:
dopey, fickle, frivolous, inconstant, light-minded
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: dizzied, dizzies, dizzying
definition 1: to make dizzy.
The rocking of the boat dizzied us.
similar words:
disorient, unbalance, unsteady
definition 2: to confuse.
The professor's rapid detailed explanations dizzied the students.
synonyms:
befuddle, bewilder, confuse, disorient, muddle
similar words:
unsteady
derivations: dizzily (adv.), dizziness (n.)