Definition of


  1. (adj, all) feeling nausea; feeling about to vomit
  2. (adj, all) causing or able to cause nausea
    nauseous offal
    a sickening stench

via WordNet, Princeton University

Alternate forms of Nauseous

Derivations: nausea

Origin of the word Nauseous

  1. c.1600, "inclined to nausea, easily made queasy," from nausea (q.v.). Sense of "causing nausea or squeamishness" is attested from 1610s. For distinction from nauseate see that word. more

via Online Etymology Dictionary, ©2001 Douglas Harper

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