What does nauseous mean?

Definitions for nauseousˈnɔ ʃəs, -zi əs

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word nauseous.

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


  1. Nauseous(a.)

    Feeling nausea; as, nauseous from the effects of chemotherapy.

  2. Origin: [L. nauseosus.]


  1. nauseous(Adjective)

    Causing nausea; sickening or disgusting.

  2. nauseous(Adjective)

    Afflicted with nausea; sick.

  3. Origin: From Latin nauseosus, corresponding to nausea + -ous.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Nauseous(adj)

    causing, or fitted to cause, nausea; sickening; loathsome; disgusting; exciting abhorrence; as, a nauseous drug or medicine

  2. Origin: [L. nauseosus.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of nauseous in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of nauseous in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Carrejo Labendeira:

    I just get nauseous at the very thought of it.

  2. Jennifer Andresen:

    I had to pull over. My pulse was racing. I was so nauseous I thought I would throw up, my mother and grandmother were like,' What is wrong with you ?'.

  3. James Comey:

    Look, this is terrible. It makes me mildly nauseous to think that we might have had some impact on the election, but honestly, it wouldn't change the decision.

  4. Dianne Feinstein:

    ' Mildly nauseous' doesn't sound like he was too nauseated by it, but I think it was bad thing to do, and really for me a very disappointing thing for him to do.

  5. Jennifer Andresen:

    I was having a full-blown panic attack, my pulse was racing, I was so nauseous I thought I would throw up. My mother and grandmother were like,' What is wrong with you ?' I didn't want to ruin my family's day but I couldn't help Jennifer Andresen.

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