What does queasy mean?

Here's a list of possible definitions for the term 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

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