Like Number Two, The Village itself is dizzily disorienting.
Edward turned to him, dizzily; his gaze followed the old man's.
Whereat those maidens, with wild stare, Walk'd dizzily away.
dizzily he got to his feet, found his horse, and started toward Mesa.
dizzily I rose and slipped into the frayed and greasy garments.
Beauty Smith tightened the thong again, and White Fang crawled limply and dizzily to his feet.
He tried to recall the scene that had just been enacted, and dizzily held it all in a flash.
You saw them descending swiftly, dizzily, leaning back on their staffs, for the down trail was like a slide.
So I sat upon my captive's chest and dizzily watched the combat.
He was dizzily conscious of flashing lights and something in his throat that hurt him.
Old English dysig "foolish, stupid," from Proto-Germanic *dusijaz (cf. Low German düsig "dizzy," Dutch duizelen "to be dizzy," Old High German dusig "foolish," German Tor "fool," Old English dwæs, Dutch dwaas "foolish"), perhaps from PIE *dheu- (1) "dust, vapor, smoke; to rise in a cloud" (and related notions of "defective perception or wits").
Meaning "having a whirling sensation" is from mid-14c.; that of "giddy" is from c.1500 and seems to merge the two earlier meanings. Used of the "foolish virgins" in early translations of Matthew xxv; used especially of blondes since 1870s. Related: Dizzily.
Old English dysigan, from source of dizzy (adj.). Related: Dizzied; dizzying.
Silly; foolish; inane; ditzy •Found as a noun meaning ''foolish man'' by 1825; now mostly used of women, and esp, since the 1870s, of blondes: some dizzy broad (1501+)