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Dizzy and slightly faint.‘she felt light-headed with relief’
dizzy, giddy, faint, unsteady, light in the head, weak-headed, muzzyView synonyms
- ‘The blood was rushing to her head, and on top of all her other problems, now she was feeling dizzy and light-headed.’
- ‘She felt slightly light-headed as she made her way through the crowd.’
- ‘It made me slightly dizzy and light-headed, and I collapsed backwards on the bed with every intent to sleep it off.’
- ‘This left me feeling a little light-headed, slightly dazed and quite tired, which Roselyn explained was perfectly normal.’
- ‘You may be feeling light-headed or faint, and often this is accompanied by a feeling of something being very wrong.’
- ‘She felt so very light-headed and faint, quite breathless from all the dancing.’
- ‘He made her a cup of tea, which she claimed made her light-headed and dizzy.’
- ‘My eyes were closing in around me - you know, that feeling when you're light-headed, dizzy and just about unconscious?’
- ‘She was surprised how the scent made her light-headed and slightly dizzy.’
- ‘After school that day I was slightly light-headed as I was lifting weights.’
- ‘It was flowing out instantly, but she was filled with such force that she was dizzy and light-headed, yet at the same time stronger than she had ever been in her life.’
- ‘The chloral hydrate had made her somewhat light-headed and slightly groggy; she had great difficulty focussing.’
- ‘He put a bite into his mouth, swallowed, and then felt light-headed and faint.’
- ‘I took in her fragrance and felt light-headed and dizzy, almost unable to keep standing.’
- ‘He would break out in a sweat and become so light-headed he would practically faint.’
- ‘At first he'd thought the tab had had little effect other than to make him feel slightly light-headed as fell asleep.’
- ‘The two of them pulled away and sat back, giddy and light-headed.’
- ‘It's a mildly light-headed, giddy sensation that starts in the chest and spreads out through the body and along the limbs.’
- ‘It was strong, and he had to keep reminding himself not to drink too much of it, because he was already slightly light-headed.’
- ‘You may also feel light-headed or dizzy, especially when moving from a lying or sitting position to standing up.’
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