- 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.
This man suffers from nausea.
nausea definition by Webster's New World
- a feeling of sickness at the stomach, with an impulse to vomit
- disgust; loathing
Origin: Classical Latin ; from Classical Greek nausia, nautia, seasickness ; from naus, a ship, nautēs, sailor: see navy
- nauseant adjective, noun
nausea definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- A feeling of sickness in the stomach characterized by an urge to vomit. See Usage Note at nauseous.
- Strong aversion; disgust.
Origin: Middle English, from Latin, from Greek nautiā, nausiē, seasickness, from nautēs, sailor, from naus, ship; see nāu- in Indo-European roots.
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