Nauseousness



[naw-shuh s, -zee-uh s] /ˈnɔ ʃəs, -zi əs/

adjective
1.
affected with ; :
to feel nauseous.
2.
causing ; sickening; .
3.
disgusting; loathsome:
a nauseous display of greed.
/ˈnɔːzɪəs; -sɪ-/
adjective
1.
feeling sick
2.
causing nausea
3.
distasteful to the mind or senses; repulsive
adj.

c.1600, “inclined to nausea, easily made queasy” (obsolete), from nausea + -ous. Sense of “causing nausea or squeamishness” is attested from 1610s. For distinction from nauseated see nauseate. Related: Nauseously; nauseousness.

nauseous nau·seous (nô’shəs, -zē-əs)
adj.

nau’seous·ly adv.

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