Dizzy Diz"zy, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dizzied}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dizzying}.] To make dizzy or giddy; to give the vertigo to; to confuse. [1913 Webster]

If the jangling of thy bells had not dizzied thy understanding. --Sir W. Scott.

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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