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Definition of "nausea" []

  • A feeling of sickness in the stomach characterized by an urge to vomit. See Usage Note at nauseous. (noun)
  • Strong aversion; disgust. (noun)
  • The sensation that precedes vomiting (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • A feeling of disgust or revulsion (noun)

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Use "nausea" in a sentence
  • "He wants "to feel the deep heat beating into his body, feel the body itself, reclaim the body from what he called the nausea of News and Traffic.""
  • "This is what he wanted, to feel the deep heat beating into his body, feel the body itself, reclaim the body from what he called the nausea of News and Traffic."
  • "The trip involves a full day on the water, in nausea-making conditions."