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- adj. Having a feeling of nausea.
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of nauseate.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. feeling nausea; feeling about to vomit
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DRob, I think you meant that it made you nauseated, that is unless you meant that it caused you to make the people around you feel sick.
It's actually a pet peeve, right up there with saying "momentarily" when one means "in a moment" or "nauseous" when one means "nauseated" -- except, of course, that it's far far worse because people who think pity is the same thing as compassion have no incentive to work on developing genuine compassion.
“The word is nauseated, not nauseous,” he explained.
If small amounts of food are taken five or six times a day, a tendency to be nauseated, which is not uncommon in the early months of pregnancy, can often be averted.
The chewing tobacco cake actually made me nauseated, meaning physically ill.
Casey tries to be liberal but is kind of nauseated by what she sees -- and even more so, what she hears, because Hugh had used the same exact phrase to her during sex that one of the men did in the porn video.
Nobody in our family ever even uses the word 'nauseous,' preferring the less trendy, easier to spell, and less usagely debatable 'nauseated'.
Soldiers and executioners and witnesses rarely report being "nauseated" by killing.
At least there was none of the cant about being a people's army of national liberation, such as nauseated Everard in the later part of his home century.
To people pretending to be 'nauseated' by this, get over yourself.
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