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1. nauseous

adjective. ['ˈnɔʃəs'] causing or able to cause nausea.

Synonyms

  • queasy
  • vile
  • sickening
  • offensive
  • unwholesome
  • noisome
  • nauseating

Antonyms

  • pleasant
  • lovable
  • defensive
  • unaggressive

Etymology

  • nauseosus (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Nauseous

  • cautious

How do you pronounce nauseous?

Pronounce nauseous as ˈnɔʃəs.

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How to spell nauseous? Is it nauseaus? Or nouseous? Common misspellings are:

  • nauseaus
  • nouseous

Example sentences of the word nauseous


1. Adjective
Eating certain foods right before bedtime can cause you to wake up feeling nauseous.

Quotes containing the word nauseous


1. Courage to me is doing something daring, no matter how afraid, insecure, intimidated, alone, unworthy, incapable, ridiculed or whatever other paralyzing emotion you might feel. Courage is taking action.....no matter what. So you're afraid? Be afraid. Be scared silly to the point you're trembling and nauseous, but do it anyway!
- Richelle E. Goodrich, Smile Anyway: Quotes, Verse, & Grumblings for Every Day of the Year

2. nauseous

adjective. ['ˈnɔʃəs'] feeling nausea; feeling about to vomit.

Synonyms

  • queasy
  • sick
  • nauseated
  • sickish

Antonyms

  • inoffensive
  • untroubled
  • good
  • palatable

Etymology

  • nauseosus (Latin)
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