queasy

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From Middle English coysy, possibly from Old Norse kveisa (boil) ( > Norwegian kveise/kvise), perhaps influenced by Anglo-Norman queisier, from Old French coisier (to wound, hurt, make uneasy).

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queasy (comparative queasier, superlative queasiest)

  1. experiencing or causing nausea or uneasiness, often characterized by an unsettled stomach
  2. easily troubled; squeamish

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