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GIDDINESS

 Dictionary entry overview: What does giddiness mean? 

GIDDINESS (noun)
  The noun GIDDINESS has 2 senses:

1. an impulsive scatterbrained manner
2. a reeling sensation; a feeling that you are about to fall

  Familiarity information: GIDDINESS used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


GIDDINESS (noun)


Sense 1giddiness [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

An impulsive scatterbrained manner

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects

Synonyms:

giddiness; silliness

Hypernyms ("giddiness" is a kind of...):

frivolity; frivolousness (the trait of being frivolous; not serious or sensible)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "giddiness"):

lightness; lightsomeness (the trait of being lighthearted and frivolous)


Sense 2giddiness [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A reeling sensation; a feeling that you are about to fall

Classified under:

Nouns denoting stable states of affairs

Synonyms:

dizziness; lightheadedness; vertigo; giddiness

Hypernyms ("giddiness" is a kind of...):

symptom ((medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease)


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