the state that precedes vomiting
disgust so strong it makes you feel sick
A feeling of physical unwellness, usually with the desire to vomit.
Strong dislike or disgust.
seasickness; hence, any similar sickness of the stomach accompanied with a propensity to vomit; qualm; squeamishness of the stomach; loathing
Origin: [L., fr. Gr. , fr. nay^s ship. See Nave of a church, and cf. Noise.]
Nausea is a sensation of unease and discomfort in the upper stomach with an involuntary urge to vomit. It often, but not always, precedes vomiting. A person can suffer nausea without vomiting. Nausea is a non-specific symptom, which means that it has many possible causes. Some common causes of nausea are motion sickness, dizziness, migraine, fainting, gastroenteritis or food poisoning. Side effects of many medications including cancer chemotherapy, nauseants or morning sickness in early pregnancy. Nausea may also be caused by anxiety, disgust and depression. Medications taken to prevent and treat nausea are called antiemetics. The most commonly prescribed antiemetics in the US are promethazine, metoclopramide and ondansetron.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
naw′she-a, n. sea-sickness: any sickness of the stomach, with a tendency to vomit: loathing.—adj. Nau′seant, producing nausea.—n. a substance having this quality.—v.i. Nau′seāte, to feel nausea or disgust.—v.t. to loathe: to strike with disgust.—n. Nauseā′tion.—adjs. Nau′seātive, causing nausea or loathing; Nau′seous, producing nausea: disgusting: loathsome.—adv. Nau′seously.—n. Nau′seousness. [L.,—Gr. nausia, sea-sickness—naus, a ship.]
U.S. National Library of Medicine
An unpleasant sensation in the stomach usually accompanied by the urge to vomit. Common causes are early pregnancy, sea and motion sickness, emotional stress, intense pain, food poisoning, and various enteroviruses.
The numerical value of nausea in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of nausea in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
King Jaffe Joffer So you see, my son, there is a very fine line between love and nausea.
However, never daunted, I will cope with adversity in my traditional manner ... sulking and nausea.
The public needs to be aware of the signs and symptoms of a stroke. This type usually causes a very severe headache, which is usually associated with nausea and vomiting, loss of consciousness and fainting.
Components found in ginger, such as galanolactone, may act via the central nervous system to affect serotonin levels and alleviate nausea, in fact, the compound acts on the same pathway as some common anti-nausea remedies.
I had learned to have a perfect nausea for the theatre: the continual repetition of the same words and the same gestures, night after night, and the caprices, the way of looking at life, and the entire rigmarole disgusted me.
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- دوار البحر, غثيانArabic
- nàuseaCatalan, Valencian
- mdlo, nevolnostCzech
- Reisekrankheit, Übelkeit, Ekel, SeekrankheitGerman
- ναυτία, αναγούλα, αηδία, σιχασιάGreek
- repulsión, asco, mareo, náuseaSpanish
- pahoinvointi, meritautiFinnish
- nausée, dégoûtFrench
- mierWestern Frisian
- masmas, déistinIrish
- tengeribetegség, megcsömörlés, hányinger, undorodásHungarian
- զզվանք, ծովախտ, սրտխառնուկArmenian
- nausea, mal di mareItalian
- 車酔い, 悪心, 乗り物酔い, 船酔い, 酔い, 吐き気, 嫌悪Japanese
- გულისრევა, გულძმარვაGeorgian
- nelabums, sliktumsLatvian
- paipairuaki, whakapairua, whakapairuakiMāori
- zeeziek, misselijkheidDutch
- choroba morska, mdłości, nudności, obrzydzenie, wstrętPolish
- desgosto, náusea marítima, enjoo, asco, repulsão, náuseaPortuguese
- greață, nauseaRomanian
- морская болезнь, отвращение, тошнотаRussian
- морска болест, мучнина, kinetoza, mučnina, nauzeja, кинетоза, morska bolest, наузејаSerbo-Croatian
- sjösjuka, illamåendeSwedish
- deniz tutması, mide bulantısı, iğrenmekTurkish
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