[ air-sik-nis ]
/ ˈɛərˌsɪk nɪs /


a feeling of nausea and dizziness, sometimes accompanied by vomiting, as a result of the motion of the aircraft in which one is traveling.

Origin of airsickness

First recorded in 1775–85; air1 + sickness Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Medicine definitions for airsickness

[ ârsĭk′nĭs ]


A form of motion sickness caused by air flight and characterized by nausea, vomiting, and dizziness.
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