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dizzying

[diz-ee-ing]
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  1. making or tending to make one dizzy: The tower rose to dizzying heights.
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Origin of dizzying

First recorded in 1795–1805; dizzy + -ing2
Related formsdiz·zy·ing·ly, adverb
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  • But now instead of floating off the page, they engaged in little dances, dizzyingly concentric.

    Angel Island

    Inez Haynes Gillmore

  • Events had hitherto so dizzyingly beaten down upon her head that she had scarcely been conscious of feeling.

    The Lion's Share

    E. Arnold Bennett

  • But everything evil rolled in whirling circles wearyingly and dizzyingly before my inward eye.

  • The waves of Life were swirling about her dizzyingly, and she felt the need of a familiar haven.

    Comrade Yetta

    Albert Edwards