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Definition of "airsickness" [airsickness]

  • Nausea, vomiting, or dizziness induced by the motion that occurs during air flight. (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.

Use "airsickness" in a sentence
  • "He must have wanted an airsickness bag when he looked at the leaderboard and saw 11 third-round scores under par, but not his."
  • "All that airsickness, all those pills I had to ingest to force sleep so that I would be rested for the next leg of my and all those tiresome passengers I had to appease, had been worth enduring to give my mother this gift."
  • "The Boeing 787 "Dreamliner" is supposed to revolutionize air travel: better cabin climate, less airsickness, reduced jet lag, fewer headaches—and even babies that may not cry as much."