Quick answer
"Fainting" is a noun which is often translated as "el desmayo", and "dizziness" is a noun which is often translated as "el mareo". Learn more about the difference between "fainting" and "dizziness" below.
fainting(
feyn
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tihng
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el desmayo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Fainting can be a sign of low blood pressure.El desmayo puede ser síntoma de hipotensión.
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dizziness(
dih
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zi
-
nihs
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (medicine)
a. el mareo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
She decided to go lie down after a bout of dizziness.Decidió ir a echarse después de sufrir un mareo.
b. el vahído
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I felt a strange dizziness when I stood up.Sentí un vahído raro cuando me levanté.
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