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vertigo (noun) dizziness.
Vertigo is the feeling of severe dizziness that you feel when you look down from a very high place. You feel your head reeling and you may have a vomiting sensation. When you look down from a great height, or when you travel by air, you may have vertigo.
- She is prone to vertigo. Even if she looks down from not too high places, she feels her head reeling, and has a vomiting sensation.
- Vertigo was responsible for her fall from the balcony. As she looked from the second floor balcony her head reeled and she had the fall.