from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Motion sickness resulting from the pitching and rolling of a ship or boat in water, especially at sea.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Nausea, dizziness etc caused by the motion of a ship; a form of motion sickness.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The peculiar sickness, characterized by nausea and prostration, which is caused by the pitching or rolling of a vessel.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The state or condition of being seasick.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. motion sickness experienced while traveling on water
"Maybe there is a head or two broken; 'tis mostly what we call seasickness, however."
Its called seasickness, duck, and it turns you green.
Luckily seasickness is never fatal and next day we were all ready for an excursion to Norham Castle, a very ruinous ruin.
Melville called seasickness “that dreadful thing.”
The steady rocking motion of a ship also stimulates the semicircular canals, and to those who are not used to this overstimu-lation the result often is seasickness, which is an extremely unpleasant, though not really fatal affliction.
She was sure her seasickness was the worst that had ever been known, but we all feel that.
She was prostrated by seasickness, which is no respecter of persons, and a more forlorn, unhappy mortal I never expect to see.
Get the patch or use something to help against seasickness.
Google's latest interactive logo, to go live on Tuesday, celebrates Jules Verne's 183rd birthday, and it may induce seasickness.
Tides and winds can increase the distance covered towards 40 miles; other hazards include jellyfish, super-tankers, seasickness and hypothermia.