Etymology
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vertiginous (adj.)

c. 1600, "of the nature of vertigo," from French vertigineux, from Latin vertiginosus "suffering from dizziness," from vertigo (see vertigo). From 1620s as "dizzy;" 1640s as "liable to cause dizziness." Related: Vertiginously.

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Definitions of vertiginous

vertiginous (adj.)
having or causing a whirling sensation; liable to falling;
a vertiginous climb up the face of the cliff
Synonyms: dizzy / giddy / woozy
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