what is difference between giddiness and lightheadedness
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)
From light-headed (adjective) (any sense) + -ness (suffix forming nouns).
- enPR: lītʹhĕd'(ĭ)d-nĕs
- Hyphenation: light‧head‧ed‧ness
- The state or quality of being light-headed; dizziness or faintness; flightiness; wandering; delirium.
- The lightheadedness passed once I lay down.
- light-headedly (adverb)
- Webster, Noah (1828), “lightheadedness”, in An American Dictionary of the English Language
- lightheadedness in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911.