vers-, vert-, -verse, -version, -version, -versation, -versal, -versary, -vert, vort-, vors-
(Latin: bend, turn)
As a first time passenger in an aircraft, Jacob was overcome with a sudden vertiginous sensation as the plane went up into the sky.2. Etymology: from Latin vertiginosus, "dizzy"; from Latin vertigo, "turning, twisting" and related to vertere, "to turn".
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2. A feeling of giddiness or a sense of dizziness: "People who have feeling of vertiginousness must be careful or they could pass out or stumble and injure themselves."
"A high walkway over a canyon can cause serious vertiginousness for some people; especially, when it is wobbling, or moving back and forth, or shaking."
The order or relation being reversed; in reverse order; conversely.
2. A place or situation regarded as drawing into its center all that surrounds it.
3. A situation, or feeling, that seems to swamp or engulf everything else.
4. Etymology: from 1652, "whirlpool, eddying mass"; from Latin vortex, variant of vertex, "an eddy of water, wind", or "flame; whirlpool; whirlwind", from the Latin stem of vertere, "to turn".