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Related to lightheaded: lightheadedness, vertigo

be light-headed

To feel dizzy, as if one might faint. I'm light-headed because I stood up too quickly. Your mother needs to sit down, she's light-headed all of a sudden.

feel light-headed

To feel dizzy, as if one might faint. I'm feeling light-headed because I stood up too quickly. Your mother needs to sit down because she feels light-headed all of a sudden.
See also: feel
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A 15-year-old girl comes in to your office complaining of headaches and "feeling weird and lightheaded and losing track of time.
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Her lungs are so weak that she cannot walk unaided for more than a few steps without gasping for breath and feeling lightheaded.
You are having trouble breathing and feel lightheaded.
At first, she had experienced a lightheaded feeling, which prevented her from working for approximately 3 weeks.
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In time, she noticed that when she used these glasses to read papers or a computer screen, she became lightheaded and nauseous.