dizziness vs giddiness what difference

what is difference between dizziness and giddiness

English

Alternative forms

  • dizzyness

Etymology

From Middle English disynes, duysenes, from Old English dysiġnes (dizziness, folly, foolishness, blasphemy), equivalent to dizzy +‎ -ness.

Noun

dizziness (countable and uncountable, plural dizzinesses)

  1. The state of being dizzy; the sensation of instability.

Synonyms

  • giddiness
  • light-headedness
  • vertigo

Hyponyms

  • scotomy

Translations

See also

  • lightheadedness
  • faintness

Further reading

  • dizziness in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.
  • dizziness in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911.


English

Etymology

giddy +‎ -ness

Noun

giddiness (countable and uncountable, plural giddinesses)

  1. The state of being giddy.

Synonyms

  • (for what is described in senses 1 and 2 of giddy) dizziness, vertigo

Translations

(for what is described in senses 1 and 2 of giddy)

Anagrams

  • disdeigns

Please follow and like us:

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Social Share Buttons and Icons powered by Ultimatelysocial