Origin of nauseous
Examples from the Web for nauseous
“As a result, doing both exercise and a cleanse can leave you feeling tired, dizzy and nauseous,” she says.
It took me like five or six times to actually watch it, but when I watch it, I still get nauseous.Gina Gershon on Being Donatella Versace, ‘Showgirls,’ and Bill Clinton Rumors|Marlow Stern|October 4, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Heavily pregnant, nauseous, she barely made it to her meeting.
Not nauseous, but her knees buckled when she tried to stand.
It was in the middle of the night, like two in the morning, and I was so nauseous and they brought me down in the crane.Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Julianne Moore Talk Sundance’s ‘Don Jon’s Addiction,’ Porn, and Love|Marlow Stern|January 20, 2013|DAILY BEAST
His cringing salute was almost as nauseous as the impudent brutality which he had shown in the Thieves' Kitchen.The Orange Girl|Walter Besant
Port wine is nauseous for a child, but it is pleasing to the taste of a person who has been accustomed to it.Beauty|Alexander Walker
Now do not fear, I have described sea-sickness once and for all; this paper shall not be nauseous with new details.A Trip to Cuba|Julia Ward Howe
Sirrah, leave your nauseous nonsense; break open the seal, and take out the diamonds.
I have now given your service three months' trial, and I find it the most nauseous slavery under the sun.The Professor|(AKA Charlotte Bronte) Currer Bell
c.1600, "inclined to nausea, easily made queasy" (obsolete), from nausea + -ous. Sense of "causing nausea or squeamishness" is attested from 1610s. For distinction from nauseated see nauseate. Related: Nauseously; nauseousness.