giddiness :

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  • n  an impulsive scatterbrained manner
  • n  a reeling sensation; a feeling that you are about to fall

  • They aren't quite giddy (after the '80s, '90s and '00s, beware all giddiness), but they do sound optimistic about an imminent tide of innovations in information technology, energy .
  • Most of the heavy emoting is done by Streep, whose meanness is pitched at the same near-hysterical level as her giddiness in Mamma Mia! But there's also genuine acting, the kind .
  • Referred to herself variously as "sister" and "girl" in a winsome mlange of post-feminism and teeny-bopper giddiness.
News & Articles

  • Kathleen Parker: No relief from IRS in sight
    It is reassuring that in the midst of so much government dysfunction, the IRS has resolved the question of when and whether to tax tanning beds under the Affordable Care Act. Do not be concerned about that giddiness you feel.
    June 17, 2013 - The Topeka Capital-Journal

  • Peter Diamandis in Web Services Journal
    Professor Hawking's expression said it all -- the grins of sheer joy and excitement he displayed were unmistakable and no different than the giddiness and fun that all of our flyers experience,said Dr. Peter H. Diamandis, CEO and Co-Founder...
  • Mike Babcock in Windsor Star
    There's a big difference between the Stanley Cup playoffs and the Stanley Cup final,Babcock said. "Just to see the excitement. There's almost a giddiness."
  • Ken Macha in USA Today
    With all the giddiness of the streak and being so hot, you have to realize there's a next game and the last two months don't mean anything,Macha said.

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