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Dizziness vs. Chills

Dizziness and Chills Definitions

Dizziness

Having a whirling sensation and a tendency to fall.

Chills

A moderate but penetrating coldness.

Dizziness

Bewildered or confused
"I was dizzy with anger and shame" (Amy Benson).

Chills

A sensation of coldness, often accompanied by shivering and pallor of the skin.

Dizziness

(Slang) Scatterbrained or silly.

Chills

A checking or dampening of enthusiasm, spirit, or joy
Bad news that put a chill on the celebration.
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Dizziness

Producing or tending to produce giddiness
A dizzy height.

Chills

A sudden numbing fear or dread.

Dizziness

Characterized by impulsive haste; very rapid
"There he sat ... gabbing at his usual dizzy pace" (H.L. Mencken).

Chills

Moderately cold; chilly
A chill wind.

Dizziness

To cause to have a whirling sensation.

Chills

Not warm and friendly; distant
A chill greeting.
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Dizziness

To confuse or bewilder.

Chills

Discouraging; dispiriting
“Chill penury repressed their noble rage” (Thomas Gray).

Dizziness

The state of being dizzy; the sensation of instability.

Chills

(Slang) Calm or relaxed
“As my meditation routine grew more stable...my already laid-back demeanor grew positively chill” (David Gelles).

Dizziness

Giddiness; a whirling sensation in the head; vertigo.

Chills

To affect with or as if with cold.
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Dizziness

A reeling sensation; feeling about to fall

Chills

To lower in temperature; cool.

Chills

To make discouraged; dispirit.

Chills

(Metallurgy) To harden (a metallic surface) by rapid cooling.

Chills

To be seized with cold.

Chills

To become cold or set
Jelly that chills quickly.

Chills

(Metallurgy) To become hard by rapid cooling.

Chills

To calm down or relax. Often used with out.

Chills

To pass time idly; loiter.

Chills

To spend time with someone in a relaxed manner; hang out together.

Chills

Plural of chill

Chills

(biology) A biological response to being tickled; being cold; or experiencing fear, euphoria or sexual arousal in which the person forms goose bumps.
I get chills every time I hear that song.
That feathery touch on my neck gave me the chills.
Being under dressed for this weather has given me the chills.
When I tripped so close to the edge of the cliff, I felt chills across my whole body.
When we made eye contact, my heart fluttered and chills ran down my spine.

Chills

(medicine) A feeling of being cold, a symptom of many conditions.

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