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Giddy vs. Happy

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  • Giddy (adjective)

    Dizzy, feeling dizzy or unsteady and as if about to fall down.

    "The man became giddy upon standing up so fast."

  • Giddy (adjective)

    Causing dizziness: causing dizziness or a feeling of unsteadiness.

    "They climbed to a giddy height."

  • Giddy (adjective)

    Lightheartedly silly, or joyfully elated.

    "The boy was giddy when he opened his birthday presents."

  • Giddy (adjective)

    Frivolous, impulsive, inconsistent, changeable.

  • Giddy (verb)

    To make dizzy or unsteady.

  • Giddy (verb)

    To reel; to whirl.

  • Happy (adjective)

    Having a arising from a consciousness of well-being or of enjoyment; enjoying good of any kind, such as comfort, peace, or tranquillity; blissful, contented, joyous.

    "Music makes me feel happy."

  • Happy (adjective)

    Experiencing the effect of favored by fortune or luck; fortunate, lucky, propitious.

  • Happy (adjective)

    Content, satisfied (with or to do something); having no objection (to something).

    "Are you happy to pay me back by the end of the week?"

    "Yes, I am happy with the decision."

  • Happy (adjective)

    Of acts, speech, etc.: appropriate, apt, felicitous.

    "a happy coincidence"

  • Happy (adjective)

    Favoring or inclined to use.

    "slaphappy, trigger-happy"

  • Happy (adjective)

    Of persons, especially when referring to their ability to express themselves (often followed by at or in): dexterous, ready, skilful.

  • Happy (noun)

    preceded by the: happy people as a group.

  • Happy (noun)

    A happy event, thing, person, etc.

  • Happy (verb)

    Often followed by up: to become happy; to brighten up, to cheer up.

  • Happy (verb)

    Often followed by up: to cheer, to enliven.

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  • Giddy (adjective)

    Having in the head a sensation of whirling or reeling about; having lost the power of preserving the balance of the body, and therefore wavering and inclined to fall; lightheaded; dizzy.

  • Giddy (adjective)

    Promoting or inducing giddiness; as, a giddy height; a giddy precipice.

  • Giddy (adjective)

    Bewildering on account of rapid turning; running round with celerity; gyratory; whirling.

  • Giddy (adjective)

    Characterized by inconstancy; unstable; changeable; fickle; wild; thoughtless; heedless.

  • Giddy (verb)

    To reel; to whirl.

  • Giddy

    To make dizzy or unsteady.

  • Happy (adjective)

    Favored by hap, luck, or fortune; lucky; fortunate; successful; prosperous; satisfying desire; as, a happy expedient; a happy effort; a happy venture; a happy omen.

  • Happy (adjective)

    Experiencing the effect of favorable fortune; having the feeling arising from the consciousness of well-being or of enjoyment; enjoying good of any kind, as peace, tranquillity, comfort; contented; joyous; as, happy hours, happy thoughts.

  • Happy (adjective)

    Dexterous; ready; apt; felicitous.

Webster Dictionary
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  • Giddy (adjective)

    having or causing a whirling sensation; liable to falling;

    "had a dizzy spell"

    "a dizzy pinnacle"

    "had a headache and felt giddy"

    "a giddy precipice"

    "feeling woozy from the blow on his head"

    "a vertiginous climb up the face of the cliff"

  • Giddy (adjective)

    lacking seriousness; given to frivolity;

    "a dizzy blonde"

    "light-headed teenagers"

    "silly giggles"

  • Happy (adjective)

    enjoying or showing or marked by joy or pleasure or good fortune;

    "a happy smile"

    "spent many happy days on the beach"

    "a happy marriage"

  • Happy (adjective)

    experiencing pleasure or joy;

    "happy you are here"

    "pleased with the good news"

  • Happy (adjective)

    marked by good fortune;

    "a felicitous life"

    "a happy outcome"

  • Happy (adjective)

    satisfied; enjoying well-being and contentment;

    "felt content with her lot"

    "quite happy to let things go on as they are"

  • Happy (adjective)

    exaggerated feeling of well-being or elation

  • Happy (adjective)

    well expressed and to the point;

    "a happy turn of phrase"

    "a few well-chosen words"

    "a felicitous comment"

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