qualmish

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Etymology[edit]

From qualm +‎ -ish.

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Adjective[edit]

qualmish

  1. Affected with qualms; queasy, nauseous. [from 16th c.]
    • 2001, Anthea Bell, translating WG Sebald, Austerlitz, Penguin 2011, p. 53:
      I had sought out a dark corner, since by now I did indeed feel rather qualmish inside my yellow skin.

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