What is another word for lightheadedness?

Pronunciation: [lˈa͡ɪthɪdɪdnəs] (IPA)

Lightheadedness is a sensation of feeling faint or unsteady. There are many synonyms for this condition, which can be used depending on the severity of the condition and the context in which it is being described. Some common synonyms include dizziness, vertigo, unsteadiness, wooziness, faintness, and giddiness. Other terms that may be used to describe similar sensations include lightheadedness, fainting, blacking out, and feeling dizzy or lightheaded. Regardless of the term used to describe this feeling, it is important to seek medical attention if it persists or worsens, especially if it is accompanied by other symptoms such as chest pain, shortness of breath, or loss of consciousness.

What are the hypernyms for Lightheadedness?

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What are the hyponyms for Lightheadedness?

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Usage examples for Lightheadedness

It was part of the lightheadedness."
"The Tempering"
Charles Neville Buck
Alice often feared for her sister, but the girl's vanity and lightheadedness were her safeguards, and she returned to Galway only a little wearied by the long chase after amusement.
"Muslin"
George Moore
I was just, in my absurd lightheadedness, trying to remember a line of verse about Diana's nymphs, when Miss Mowbray threw her arm round me from behind.
"The Club of Queer Trades"
G. K. Chesterton

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