What does the word vertigo mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • Dizziness.

Usage examples for vertigo

  1. For an instant a vertigo froze the young man's being. – The Idol of Paris by Sarah Bernhardt
  2. He felt his hands were building up the pyre To burn two souls, and seized with vertigo He staggered to his chair. – Sword Blades and Poppy Seed by Amy Lowell
  3. It was something so vast and full of motion that I was seized with a deadly vertigo- it was the sea of my imagining! – The Story of a Child by Pierre Loti