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Webster 1913 Edition


Giddiness

Gid′di-ness

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Noun.
The quality or state of being giddy.

Webster 1828 Edition


Giddiness

GID'DINESS

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Noun.
The state of being giddy or vertiginous; vertigo; a sensation of reeling or whirling, when the body loses the power of preserving its balance or a steady attitude, or when objects at rest appear to reel, tremble or whirl; a swimming of the head.
1.
Inconstancy; unsteadiness; mutability.
2.
Frolic; wantonness; levity.

Definition 2022


giddiness

giddiness

English

Noun

giddiness (countable and uncountable, plural giddinesses)

  1. The state of being giddy.
    • 1859, Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities
      Mr. Lorry, you cannot control the mincing vanities and giddinesses of empty-headed girls; you must not expect to do it, or you will always be disappointed.

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