nauseating

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

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

Nearby words

  1. nausea gravidarum,
  2. nauseam,
  3. nauseant,
  4. nauseate,
  5. nauseated,
  6. nauseous,
  7. nauseously,
  8. nausicaä,
  9. naut.,
  10. nautch

Origin of nauseating

First recorded in 1635–45; nauseate + -ing2

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

Usage note


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