nauseating

[ naw-zee-ey-ting, -zhee-, -see-, -shee- ]
/ ˈnɔ ziˌeɪ tɪŋ, -ʒi-, -si-, -ʃi- /

adjective

causing sickness of the stomach; nauseous.
such as to cause contempt, disgust, loathing, etc.: I had to listen to the whole nauseating story.

Origin of nauseating

First recorded in 1635–45; nauseate + -ing2

OTHER WORDS FROM nauseating

nau·se·at·ing·ly, adverbun·nau·se·at·ing, adjective

usage note for nauseating

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