Vertiginous definition

vər-tĭjə-nəs
Affected by vertigo; dizzy.
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Turning about an axis; revolving or whirling.
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Tending to produce vertigo.
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Of, affected by, or causing vertigo; dizzy or dizzying.
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Whirling about; spinning.
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Marked by quick or frequent change; unstable.
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Turning about an axis; revolving or whirling.
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Affected by vertigo; dizzy.
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Having an aspect of great depth, drawing the eye to look downwards.
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Inducing a feeling of giddiness, vertigo, dizziness or of whirling.
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Pertaining to vertigo (in all its meanings).
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Inclined to change quickly; unstable.
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Origin of vertiginous

  • From Latin vertīgō vertīgin- a whirling from vertere to turn version

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition