Origin of vertiginous
Examples from the Web for vertiginous
His prophecy kicked off a vertiginous frenzy of doomsaying, and he was thrown in jail by fearful Bolognese officials.
No; had I an enemy I could wish him no greater penance than success—success prompt, vertiginous, immense!
Throbs palpitant and passionate passed from one to the other—strong, vertiginous, terrific, as of an aching tooth.The Shriek|Charles Somerville
It was vertiginous to think of their old impecunious Streff as the hero of such an adventure.The Glimpses of the Moon|Edith Wharton