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woozy

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Pronunciation: /ˈwuːzi
 
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Definition of woozy in English:

adjective (woozier, wooziest)

informal
Unsteady, dizzy, or dazed: I still felt woozy from all the pills
More example sentences
  • Still a bit woozy, Brian rose unsteadily into a crouch.
  • The hospital released her with the tests proving inconclusive, and warned her to be careful if she was feeling slightly woozy or dizzy.
  • He felt woozy and dizzy as usual in the morning, and he slowly rocked himself forward, and forced himself up.
Synonyms
muzzy, dazed, confused
informal dopey, not with it

Origin

late 19th century: of unknown origin.

Derivatives

woozily

1
adverb
Example sentences
  • The film version has a softer, woozily sentimental view of the bridal couple; it shows them running through a meadow in ecstatic slow motion - really.
  • Afterward, they gather around the fireplace to drink beer, tell stories, and woozily stroll back to their cabins to sink into cozy loft beds.
  • I'd stumbled out of bed on a cold November morning and was woozily concentrating on inhaling as much tea and cereal as I could before my philosophy class, at eight.

wooziness

2
noun
Example sentences
  • Patients with disequilibrium report feelings of light-headedness, faintness, or wooziness, sometimes involving blackouts.
  • ‘I'm fine’ I muttered, as I grabbed a plate and put my sister's sandwich on it, ignoring the sudden wooziness I felt.
  • If I went to a friend's house only to spend one night there, I would have trouble breathing, clammy palms, and wooziness but never to this degree.

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