light-headedness
noun see light-headed

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • light-headedness — light head·ed·ness līt hed əd nəs n the condition of being dizzy or on the verge of fainting <dizziness or light headedness, particularly when one arises to a standing position, is a predictable consequence of any medication tending to lower… …   Medical dictionary

  • light-headedness — noun The property of feeling lightheaded; dizzyness or faintness. The light headedness passed once I lay down. Syn: faintness …   Wiktionary

  • Light-headedness — Light headed Light head ed (l[imac]t h[e^]d [e^]d), a. 1. Disordered in the head; dizzy; feeling faint; delirious. [WordNet sense 1] Walpole. Syn: faint, swooning, lightheaded. [1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5] 2. Thoughtless; heedless; volatile;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • light-headedness — light head·ed·ness …   English syllables

  • light-headedness — See: light headed …   English dictionary

  • light-headedness — noun see light headed …   Useful english dictionary

  • light-headedness — reckless, rash, foolhardy …   English contemporary dictionary

  • light-headed — also lightheaded, dizzy, 1530s; from LIGHT (Cf. light) (adj.1) + HEAD (Cf. head) (n.). Related: Light headedness …   Etymology dictionary

  • light-headed — adj unable to think clearly or move steadily, for example during a fever or after drinking alcohol = ↑dizzy ▪ The sun and the wine had made him a little light headed. >light headedness n [U] …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • light — 1. n., v., & adj. n. 1 the natural agent (electromagnetic radiation of wavelength between about 390 and 740 mm) that stimulates sight and makes things visible. 2 the medium or condition of the space in which this is present. 3 an appearance of… …   Useful english dictionary

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