Nausea



[naw-zee-uh, -zhuh, -see-uh, -shuh] /ˈnɔ zi ə, -ʒə, -si ə, -ʃə/

noun
1.
sickness at the stomach, especially when accompanied by a loathing for food and an involuntary impulse to vomit.
2.
extreme disgust; loathing; repugnance.
/ˈnɔːzɪə; -sɪə/
noun
1.
the sensation that precedes vomiting
2.
a feeling of disgust or revulsion
n.

early 15c., vomiting, from Latin nausea “seasickness,” from Ionic Greek nausia (Attic nautia) “seasickness, nausea, disgust,” literally “ship-sickness,” from naus “ship” (see naval). Despite its etymology, the word in English seems never to have been restricted to seasickness.

nausea nau·se·a (nô’zē-ə, -zhə, -sē-ə, -shə)
n.
A feeling of sickness in the stomach marked by an urge to vomit.
nausea
(nô’zē-ə, -zhə)
A symptom characterized by gastrointestinal distress and an urge to vomit.

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