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Definition of "nauseating" []

  • Causing nausea; nauseous. (adjective)
  • Causing disgust, loathing, or revulsion. See Usage Note at nauseous. (adjective)

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 "nauseating" in a sentence
  • "In their report, published in the Annals of Internal Medicine, researchers describe two cases in which patients discontinued use of generic metformin because of what they described as the nauseating smell of the drug."
  • "What's nauseating is your inability to put together a sentence, have any sort of grammar, or spell. teacher"
  • "But for Slate's Dana Stevens, the film "never really brings together its two reasons for existing: to make us think, in nauseating detail, about the food we eat, and to tell the stories of some of the people who make it, market it, and sell it.""