Nauseous definition

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Causing nausea.
  • Sickening.
  • Disgusting.
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Causing nausea; sickening.
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The definition of nauseous is a feeling of being sick and feeling as if you need to vomit, or something disgusting or sickening.

A pregnant woman who feels as if she has to throw up all the time is an example of someone who may be nauseous.

When the smell of rotting milk fills your home, this is an example of a nauseous odor.

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Feeling nausea; nauseated.
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(usage problem) Affected with nausea.
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Causing nausea.
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Affected with nausea.
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(nonstandard) Afflicted with nausea; sick.
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Origin of nauseous

  • From Latin nauseosus, corresponding to nausea + -ous.

    From Wiktionary