- nausea and dizziness, sometimes accompanied by vomiting, resulting from the rocking or swaying motion of a vessel in which one is traveling at sea.
Compare motion sickness.
Origin of seasickness
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Examples from the Web for seasickness
Nor is seasickness an issue, because of the wonder-drug Meclizine, sold as Sea Calm.In Defense of Cruises: Ignore the Carnival Sewage Disaster
February 15, 2013
But everything I read said women like me, who got seasickness, altitude sickness, motion sickness, were more likely to suffer HG.Prue Clarke on Her Battles With Kate Middleton’s Illness, Hyperemesis Gravidarum
December 5, 2012
Seasickness takes away all the romance that poets have invested it with.Brave and Bold
She was sure her seasickness was the worst that had ever been known, but we all feel that.Molly Brown's Orchard Home
Have you quite recovered from your seasickness by this time, Mrs. Daniver?The Lady and the Pirate
The first thing we had to face was seasickness, and very few escaped it.A Soldier's Life
Edwin G. Rundle
"Tell you what's a good thing for seasickness," said the Sea Monster slyly.David and the Phoenix
- Motion sickness resulting from the pitching and rolling of a ship or boat in water, especially at sea.mal de mer
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