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airsickness

[air-sik-nis] /ˈɛərˌsɪk nɪs/
noun
1.
a feeling of nausea and dizziness, sometimes accompanied by vomiting, as a result of the motion of the aircraft in which one is traveling.
Compare motion sickness.
Origin of airsickness
1775-1785
First recorded in 1775-85; air1 + sickness
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airsickness in Medicine

airsickness air·sick·ness (âr'sĭk'nĭs)
n.
A form of motion sickness caused by air flight and characterized by nausea, vomiting, and dizziness.

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