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lightheaded Syllabification: light·head·ed
Pronunciation: /ˌlītˈhedəd/

Definition of lightheaded in English:


Dizzy and slightly faint: I was lightheaded from fear
More example sentences
  • It made me slightly dizzy and light-headed, and I collapsed backwards on the bed with every intent to sleep it off.
  • She was surprised how the scent made her light-headed and slightly dizzy.
  • This left me feeling a little light-headed, slightly dazed and quite tired, which Roselyn explained was perfectly normal.
dizzy, giddy, faint, light in the head, vertiginous, reeling
informal woozy


Example sentences
  • Each of them had an evil spouse, who light-headedly squandered what the father had left.
  • Rising a bit light-headedly, he stepped up to his polished looking-glass and surveyed himself.
  • After eight days and 120 miles of light-headedly walking on clouds, breathing became an unconscious and passive activity again.
Example sentences
  • Alternatively, dizziness may be used to describe a swaying sensation, or a feeling of weakness, faintness, light-headedness or unsteadiness.
  • Dizziness, light-headedness, or fainting may occur, especially when you get up suddenly from a lying or sitting position.
  • There were no associated headaches, dizziness, light-headedness, palpitations, or eye pain.
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