dizziness etymology

English word dizziness comes from English -ness, English dizzy

Detailed word origin of dizziness

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ness English (eng) Appended to adjectives to form nouns meaning "the state of being(the adjective)", "the quality of being(the adjective)", or "the measure of being(the adjective)".. Appended to words of other parts of speech to form nouns (often nonce words or terms in philosophy) meaning the state/quality/measure of the idea represented by these words.
dizzy English (eng) (transitive) To make dizzy, to bewilder. Empty-headed, scatterbrained or frivolous.. Having a sensation of whirling, with a tendency to fall; giddy; feeling unbalanced or lightheaded.. Producing giddiness.
dizziness English (eng) The state of being dizzy; the sensation of instability.

Words with the same origin as dizziness

Descendants of -ness
craziness express expression selfishness seriousness strength strengthen strengths talent talented unhappiness