This man suffers from nausea.
Nausea is a feeling of sickness or disgust that makes the person want to vomit.
An example of nausea is a sick feeling from food poisoning.
- a feeling of sickness in the stomach, with an impulse to vomit
- disgust; loathing
Origin of nauseaClassical Latin ; from Classical Greek nausia, nautia, seasickness ; from naus, a ship, naut?s, sailor: see navy
- A feeling of sickness in the stomach characterized by an urge to vomit. See Usage Note at nauseous.
- Strong aversion; disgust.
Origin of nauseaMiddle English, from Latin, from Greek nautia, nausi&emacron;, seasickness, from naut&emacron;s, sailor, from naus, ship; see nau- in Indo-European roots.