Definitions for queasyˈkwi zi

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

quea•syˈkwi zi(adj.)-si•er, -si•est.

  1. inclined to or feeling nausea.

    Category: Pathology

  2. causing nausea; nauseating.

    Category: Pathology

  3. uneasy; uncomfortable.

  4. squeamish; fastidious.

Origin of queasy:

1425–75; late ME qweysy, coisi, of uncert. orig.


Princeton's WordNet

  1. nauseating, nauseous, noisome, queasy, loathsome, offensive, sickening, vile(adj)

    causing or able to cause nausea

    "a nauseating smell"; "nauseous offal"; "a sickening stench"

  2. nauseated, nauseous, queasy, sick, sickish(adj)

    feeling nausea; feeling about to vomit

  3. anxious, nervous, queasy, uneasy, unquiet(adj)

    causing or fraught with or showing anxiety

    "spent an anxious night waiting for the test results"; "cast anxious glances behind her"; "those nervous moments before takeoff"; "an unquiet mind"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. queasy(adjective)ˈkwi zi

    feeling as is you are going to vomit

    I get queasy on planes.


  1. queasy(Adjective)

    experiencing or causing nausea or uneasiness, often characterized by an unsettled stomach

  2. queasy(Adjective)

    easily troubled; squeamish

  3. Origin: From coysy, possibly from kveisa ( > Norwegian kveise/kvise), perhaps influenced by queisier, from coisier.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Queasy(adj)

    sick at the stomach; affected with nausea; inclined to vomit; qualmish

  2. Queasy(adj)

    fastidious; squeamish; delicate; easily disturbed; unsettled; ticklish

Translations for queasy

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


feeling as if one is about to be sick

The motion of the boat made her feel queasy.

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