Synonyms for giddy
Antonyms for giddy
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This boasted power of intellect—this giddy triumph of beauty—what do they do for you?
He who gives his mind to politics, sails on a stormy sea, with a giddy pilot.
But I could not speak; I could only gape, choking and giddy.
She seemed born, not only to captivate the giddy, but to turn the heads of the sage.
How sad that the word "giddy" is used to imply wantonness or levity!
It is repeated at every turn until the eyes are dazzled with it, and the head is giddy.
For a moment or two he felt so giddy and confused he could not speak.
For a moment or two he could not see clearly because he was giddy with stooping.
He climbed over it and it was a climb of hundreds of feet and the height made him giddy.
He grew very weary of the giddy rout, standing in it like a rock in a whirlpool.
Old English gidig, variant of gydig "insane, mad, stupid, possessed (by a spirit)," probably from Proto-Germanic *gud-iga-, from *gudam "god" + *-ig "possessed." Meaning "having a confused, swimming sensation" is from 1560s. Meaning "elated" is from 1540s. Related: Giddily; giddiness.
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