Definition for DIZ'ZY

DIZ'ZY, a. [Sax. dysi or dysig, foolish; dysignesse, folly; dysian, to be foolish; gedisigan, to err; G. dusel, dizziness; duselig, dizzy; D. deuzig, stupid; dyzig, misty, hazy; Dan. taasse, a foolish person; qu. döser, to make sleepy.]

  1. Giddy; having a sensation of whirling in the head, with instability or proneness to fall; vertiginous.
  2. Causing giddiness; as, a dizzy highth.
  3. Giddy; thoughtless; heedless; as, the dizzy multitude. – Milton.

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