What does queasy mean?

Definitions for queasyˈkwi zi

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

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"


  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

  3. Origin: [Icel. kweisa pain; cf. Norw. kveis sickness after a debauch.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Queasy

    kwē′zi, adj. sick, squeamish: inclined to vomit: causing nausea: fastidious: ticklish, nice.—adv. Quea′sily.—n. Quea′siness. [Scand.; Norw. kveis, sickness after a debauch, Ice. -kveisa, pains, as in idhra-kveisa, pains in the stomach.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of queasy in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of queasy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Michael Sobel:

    The market is queasy, and is not taking bad news well.

  2. James Comey:

    That was one of the bricks in the load that I needed to step away from the department, that gave me a queasy feeling.

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