Definitions for queasyˈkwi zi
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nauseating, nauseous, noisome, queasy, loathsome, offensive, sickening, vile(adj)
causing or able to cause nausea
"a nauseating smell"; "nauseous offal"; "a sickening stench"
nauseated, nauseous, queasy, sick, sickish(adj)
feeling nausea; feeling about to vomit
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"
experiencing or causing nausea or uneasiness, often characterized by an unsettled stomach
easily troubled; squeamish
Origin: From coysy, possibly from kveisa ( > Norwegian kveise/kvise), perhaps influenced by queisier, from coisier.
sick at the stomach; affected with nausea; inclined to vomit; qualmish
fastidious; squeamish; delicate; easily disturbed; unsettled; ticklish
Origin: [Icel. kweisa pain; cf. Norw. kveis sickness after a debauch.]
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The market is queasy, and is not taking bad news well.
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