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Synonyms for vertigo
ˈvɜr tɪˌgoʊ; vərˈtɪdʒ əˌnizver·ti·go

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Wiktionary3.0 / 2 votes

  1. vertigonoun

    giddiness, dizziness

  2. vertigonoun

    A sensation of whirling and loss of balance, caused by looking down from a great height or by disease affecting the inner ear.

    giddiness, dizziness

  3. vertigonoun

    A disordered or imbalanced state of mind or things analogous to physical vertigo; mental giddiness or dizziness.

    giddiness, dizziness

  4. vertigonoun

    The act of whirling round and round; rapid rotation.

    dizziness, giddiness

Princeton's WordNet1.8 / 5 votes

  1. dizziness, giddiness, lightheadedness, vertigonoun

    a reeling sensation; a feeling that you are about to fall

    silliness, dizziness, giddiness, lightheadedness

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Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. vertigonoun

    dizziness, giddiness, swimming of the head

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "vertigo":

    dizziness, dizzy, trembling, dizzying

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  1. Jackie Clark:

    The excessive amount [ of earwax ] can cause hearing loss or ringing in your ears. Some people experience vertigo, which increases the risk of falling, right now, we see some correlation between hearing loss and cognitive decline.

  2. Stephen Mallon:

    I had never seen anything like this, and I've been in New York for over 20 years ... there's a sense of vertigo as they drop -- you want to hold on as it falls.

  3. Jason Day:

    The vertigo is a difficult thing, it just comes and goes whenever it pleases. I wasn't expecting it, i've had it before and there have been years between stretches, and unfortunately it happened at the U.S. Open and that knocked me off my feet.

  4. Helen Maroulis:

    I would literally have these personality changes, or these dizzy bouts or vertigo, it was just really challenging to navigate all that.

  5. Ron Rivera:

    There are certain things that pop up all of a sudden, side effects that you have: the fatigue, how tired you get; at times you get nauseous; honestly at times sometimes your equilibrium is messed with, almost a sense of vertigo, then the nausea. It hits you at any time, anywhere. (And) the fatigue and going out to practice and stuff, it limited me, and that really bothers me because I can’t really coach the way I coach.

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