American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A feeling of sickness in the stomach characterized by an urge to vomit. See Usage Note at nauseous.
- n. Strong aversion; disgust.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Seasickness; hence, any sensation of impending vomiting; qualm.
- n. A feeling of physical unwellness, usually with the desire to vomit.
- n. Strong dislike or disgust.
- n. seasickness
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. Seasickness; hence, any similar sickness of the stomach accompanied with a propensity to vomit; qualm; squeamishness of the stomach; loathing.
- n. the state that precedes vomiting
- n. disgust so strong it makes you feel sick
- Middle English, from Latin, from Greek nautiā, nausiē, seasickness, from nautēs, sailor, from naus, ship; see nāu- in Indo-European roots. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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