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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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I am already beginning to feel lightheaded from the curling smoke.
During this time they can feel lightheaded due to small fluctuations in blood pressure.
She had complained of feeling shaky and lightheaded when she got off the ride but her condition rapidly deteriorated and a Disney employee called the paramedics.
A dreamy, lightheaded wonder, that reads like a relaxing steambath printed on paper, Moonbeam Moths is pure joy to experience.
If you feel faint, dizzy or lightheaded after quickly standing up, especially in the morning, you probably have a common condition called orthostatic hypotension.
With the clean, lightheaded, lots-of-less (three floors' worth) feel of this show, Clem doesn't seem to be doing much more than clicking on "gallery."
If you get dizzy or lightheaded these could be symptoms of a heart problem.
A 15-year-old girl comes in com-planing of headaches and "feeling weird and lightheaded and losing track of time."
I was lightheaded with joy over these realizations.
Then, many get dizzy and lightheaded when they simply stand in one place for a while.
I felt lightheaded as I worked to figure out which glint was the real tanker.
"The gas burned my throat, and I started to feel dizzy and lightheaded. I got really scared.
For example, a few people have a very slow heartbeat (bradycardia), causing them to feel lightheaded or faint.
The woman told police she didn't see or smell any substance but said she felt dizzy and lightheaded.