nauseous

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From Latin nauseosus, corresponding to nausea + -ous.

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nauseous (comparative more nauseous, superlative most nauseous)

  1. Causing nausea; sickening or disgusting.
    • 1819, Lord Byron, Don Juan, I:
      And then what proper person can be partial / To all those nauseous epigrams of Martial?
  2. Afflicted with nausea; sick.
    • 2010, Tom Smith, The Guardian, 4 Sep 2010:
      Is it a myth that you shouldn't drink alcohol while taking antibiotics? I often do and haven't felt remotely nauseous.

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