what is difference between dizziness and giddiness
From Middle English disynes, duysenes, from Old English dysiġnes (“dizziness, folly, foolishness, blasphemy”), equivalent to dizzy + -ness.
dizziness (countable and uncountable, plural dizzinesses)
- The state of being dizzy; the sensation of instability.
- dizziness in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.
- dizziness in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911.
giddy + -ness
giddiness (countable and uncountable, plural giddinesses)
- The state of being giddy.
- (for what is described in senses 1 and 2 of giddy) dizziness, vertigo
(for what is described in senses 1 and 2 of giddy)