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Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
dizzy (adjective)
1.
- foolish silly
2.
a) having a whirling sensation in the head with a tendency to fall
b) mentally confused
3.
a) causing giddiness or mental confusion - dizzy heights
b) caused by or marked by giddiness
c) extremely rapid - prices climbing at a dizzy rate
dizzy (verb)
transitive verb
1.
to make dizzy or giddy
2.
- bewilder disasters that dizzy the mind
Merriam-Webster Online Thesaurus
dizzy (adjective)
1.
having a feeling of being whirled about and in danger of falling down
SYNONIMS:
aswoon, giddy, light-headed, reeling, swimmy, vertiginous, whirling, woozy
RELATED WORDS:
faint, weak; addled, befuddled, confused, dazed, groggy
NEAR ANTONYMS:
clearheaded; stable, steady
dizzy (adjective)
2.
suffering from mental confusion
SYNONIMS:
addle, addled, addlepated, bedeviled, befogged, befuddled, bemused, bewildered, bushed, confounded, confused, dazed, distracted, dopey ( dopy), fogged, mixed-up, muddleheaded, muzzy, pixilated ( pixillated), punch-drunk, punchy, raddled, shell-shocked, silly, slaphappy, spaced-out ( spaced), spacey ( spacy), stunned, stupefied, zonked, zonked-out
RELATED WORDS:
senseless, unconscious
at sea, out of it
NEAR ANTONYMS:
alert, conscious
clearheaded, unconfused
dizzy (adjective)
3.
moving, proceeding, or acting with great speed
SYNONIMS:
blistering, breakneck, breathless, brisk, dizzy, fleet, fleet-footed, flying, galloping, hasty, hot, lightning, nippy, quick, rapid, rapid-fire, rattling, snappy, speedy, splitting, swift, whirlwind, zippy
RELATED WORDS:
expeditious, prompt, ready; accelerated, hastened, hurried, quickened, rushed; breathtaking; energetic, strenuous, strong, vigorous; high-speed; rush; ultrafast, ultrarapid
NEAR ANTONYMS:
crawling, dallying, dawdling, dillydallying, dragging, laggard, languid, lingering, plodding, poking, poky ( pokey), slowish, sluggish, unhurried; deliberate, leisurely, measured; dilatory, late, tardy; ultraslow
slow
dizzy (adjective)
4.
lacking in seriousness or maturity
SYNONIMS:
birdbrained, ditzy ( ditsy), dizzy, featherbrained, flighty, frivolous, frothy, futile, goofy, harebrained, light-headed, light-minded, puerile, scatterbrained, silly, yeasty
RELATED WORDS:
fatuous, foolish, inane, nonsensical, thoughtless, witless; crazy, daffy, daft, fruity; exuberant, flippant, fluttery, giggly, happy, light, lighthearted, playful; sappy, shallow, superficial
NEAR ANTONYMS:
grave, melancholy, somber ( sombre), thoughtful; dignified, heavy, no-nonsense, sedate, severe, solemn, staid
earnest, serious, serious-minded, sober, unfrivolous
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