Definition of dizziness in US English:

dizziness

noun

  • A sensation of spinning around and losing one's balance.

    ‘the medicine can cause dizziness or nausea’
    • ‘Call your doctor if you experience dizziness, headache, faintness, muscle weakness, nausea, or chest pain.’
    • ‘Last season, he missed games because of fatigue and dizziness and was diagnosed with an irregular heartbeat.’
    • ‘I paid the cabbie and got out, then took a couple of deep breaths to counter the sudden dizziness that had hit me.’
    • ‘I said nothing, fighting the dizziness as I struggled to stand.’
    • ‘A wave of dizziness swept over her as she stared down into the darkness.’
    • ‘She rested with her back on a tree, and closed her eyes, ignoring the dizziness.’
    • ‘It is common to feel dizziness and thirst, and to experience night sweats and low grade fevers.’
    • ‘Side effects are usually mild and may include dizziness, headache and constipation.’
    • ‘Busch finished seventh but complained of dizziness afterward.’
    • ‘He shook his head to get rid of the dizziness, but it only became worst.’

Pronunciation

dizziness

/ˈdizēnəs//ˈdɪzinəs/