Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Causing nausea; nauseous.
  • adjective Causing disgust, loathing, or revulsion.

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  • adjective causing disgust, revulsion or loathing
  • adjective causing nausea

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  • adjective causing or able to cause nausea

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Examples

  • In their report, published in the Annals of Internal Medicine, researchers describe two cases in which patients discontinued use of generic metformin because of what they described as the nauseating smell of the drug.

    WebMD Health

  • What's nauseating is your inability to put together a sentence, have any sort of grammar, or spell. teacher

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  • But for Slate's Dana Stevens, the film "never really brings together its two reasons for existing: to make us think, in nauseating detail, about the food we eat, and to tell the stories of some of the people who make it, market it, and sell it."

    GreenCine Daily: Interview. Eric Schlosser.

  • The geologists snapped photos as the plane banked in nauseating circles.

    The Liquid Earth

  • The geologists snapped photos as the plane banked in nauseating circles.

    The Liquid Earth

  • Lokk in the dictionary under the word nauseating and there will be a recent photo of giuliani.

    Political Animal

  • This is how the movie is described by the distributor, Criterion Collection: Pier Paolo Pasolini's notorious final film, Salo, or the 120 Days of Sodom, has been called nauseating, shocking, depraved, pornographic . . . it's also a masterpiece.

    Movie Review Salo

  • This is how the movie is described by the distributor, Criterion Collection: Pier Paolo Pasolini's notorious final film, Salo, or the 120 Days of Sodom, has been called nauseating, shocking, depraved, pornographic . . . it's also a masterpiece.

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  • This is one of the most valuable of our indigenous plants, well known as a nauseating diaphoretic and expectorant, possessing some narcotic power, and acting particularly on the bronchial mucous membranes.

    Resources of the Southern Fields and Forests, Medical, Economical, and Agricultural. Being also a Medical Botany of the Confederate States; with Practical Information on the Useful Properties of the Trees, Plants, and Shrubs

  • She was ridiculed for being too intellectual, sniped at for being smug, called nauseating for, as far as I could see, no other crime than answering lots of questions.

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