Hyper Dictionary

English Dictionary Computer Dictionary Video Dictionary Thesaurus Dream Dictionary Medical Dictionary

Search Dictionary:  

Meaning of DIZZINESS

Pronunciation:  d'izeenus

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  a reeling sensation; feeling about to fall

DIZZINESS is a 9 letter word that starts with D.


 Synonyms: giddiness, lightheadedness, vertigo
 See Also: symptom



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Diz"zi*ness\, n. [AS. dysigness folly. See {Dizzy}.]
Giddiness; a whirling sensation in the head; vertigo.

Biology Dictionary
 Definition: Dizziness is a symptom in which one commonly complains of lightheadness, sensation of turning, spinning, or rocking.
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: abscess, addleheadedness, addlepatedness, ague, anemia, ankylosis, anoxia, apnea, asphyxiation, asthma, ataxia, atrophy, backache, bleeding, blennorhea, cachexia, cachexy, chill, chills, colic, constipation, convulsion, coughing, cyanosis, diarrhea, dropsy, drunkenness, dysentery, dyspepsia, dyspnea, edema, emaciation, fainting, fatigue, fever, fibrillation, flux, giddiness, growth, hemorrhage, high blood pressure, hydrops, hypertension, hypotension, icterus, indigestion, inflammation, insomnia, itching, jaundice, labored breathing, lightheadedness, low blood pressure, lumbago, marasmus, muddleheadedness, nasal discharge, nausea, necrosis, pain, paralysis, pruritus, puzzleheadedness, rash, rheum, sclerosis, seizure, shock, skin eruption, sneezing, sore, spasm, spinning head, swimming, tabes, tachycardia, tumor, upset stomach, vertiginousness, vertigo, vomiting, wasting, wooziness