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

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

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)

nau’seous·ly adv.


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