What does nauseous mean?

Definitions for nauseous
ˈnɔ ʃəs, -zi əsnau·seous

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. nauseating, nauseous, noisome, queasy, loathsome, offensive, sickening, vileadjective

    causing or able to cause nausea

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

  2. nauseated, nauseous, queasy, sick, sickishadjective

    feeling nausea; feeling about to vomit


  1. Nauseousadjective

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

    Etymology: [L. nauseosus.]


  1. nauseousadjective

    Causing nausea; sickening or disgusting.

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

  2. nauseousadjective

    Afflicted with nausea; sick.

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Nauseousadjective

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

    Etymology: [L. nauseosus.]

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  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

Examples of nauseous in a Sentence

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. June Spector:

    You haven't quite gotten to that point where the core body temperature has gone up, but you feel nauseous, have a headache, you feel very fatigued, and you're probably somewhat dehydrated if you've been in a really hot environment, having that awareness is really key because you don't want to not treat that or not address that before it gets more serious.

  4. Zack Britton:

    Man, it made me nauseous when I was thinking about it, for it to happen on something so innocent like that, him being excited about a strikeout, is even more frustrating.

  5. Anthon St Maarten:

    We have created a manic world nauseous with the pursuit of material wealth. Many also bear their cross of imagined deprivation, while their fellow human beings remain paralyzed by real poverty. We drown in the thick sweetness of our sensual excess, and our shameless opulence, while our discontent souls suffocate in the arid wasteland of spiritual deprivation.

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    a numerical quantity measured or assigned or computed
    • A. downsizing
    • B. value
    • C. empire
    • D. investigating

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