light-headed light-headed

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) weak and likely to lose consciousness
  2. (adj) lacking seriousness; given to frivolity

Usage(s):

  1. I come away relaxed and curiously light-headed, though I don't feel the urge to buy myself a python to continue this therapy at home.
  2. The sun and the altitude are making us light-headed.
  3. Biologically, that's not good, but the light-headed sense of peace, albeit brief, that comes with it reinforces the fast and rewards you for engaging in it all the same.

News

  1. Warzone: Can't silence the Wonderdog

    Enter the Warzone, light reading for light-headed readers.
    on June 23, 2013     Source: The Fresno Bee

  2. Around the NFL: Ravens losses are going to hurt

    The Ravens may be in denial, but towing the Vince Lombardi Trophy into a season does tend to make one light-headed. Meanwhile, don’t ask big bird Ozzie Newsome how he thinks AFC North rival Cleveland might fly under his former colleague, Michael Lombardi.
    on June 23, 2013     Source: The Massillon Independent

Quotes

  1. "Yeah, it affected it to a point," Revis said. "Because now I'm getting to a frustrated point, and when you get to a frustrated point, other things start happening. But like I said, if I'm light headed, I'm light-headed."
    on Jun 15, 2010 By: Darrelle Revis Source: The Star-Ledger - NJ.com

  2. "He told me the same thing, that he was light-headed," Ryan said of the one-hour meeting. "That was not an exaggeration. The other part of it was, he definitely ...... That's not who he is. He's a leader. Nobody works harder than Revis, with...
    on Jun 16, 2010 By: Rex Ryan Source: ESPN

  3. "It was a tough start," Kerr said. "I was fighting momentum all day. I had a great birdie chance on 9, but I hit in the bunker and it slowed me down. Then, the heat got to me on the (13th hole for a bogey). I was kind of light-headed. I felt...
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Cristie Kerr Source: Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

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