[ kahr-sik-nis ]
/ ˈkɑrˌsɪk nɪs /


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

Origin of carsickness

First recorded in 1905–10; carsick + -ness Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Medicine definitions for carsickness


[ kärsĭk′nĭs ]


A form of motion sickness caused by travel in a motor vehicle.
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