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How Do You Use The Words "Nauseous" And "Nauseated"?
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words often confused with nauseous
OTHER WORDS FROM nauseousnau·seous·ly, adverbnau·seous·ness, noun
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH nauseousnauseated, nauseous (see confusables note at the current entry)
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What does nauseous mean?
To be nauseous is to have nausea—to feel sick in your stomach, as if you might vomit. The word nauseated means the same thing.
Nauseous can also mean the same thing as nauseating—causing nausea. However, nauseous is much less commonly used this way (despite the fact that some people insist that it’s the “proper” use of the word).
The word nausea can also be used in a figurative way meaning a feeling of disgust, revulsion, or repulsion, and nauseous can be used to describe things that make people feel this way, meaning about the same thing as disgusting or loathsome. However, the word nauseating is more commonly used in a figurative context, as in Your linguistic pedantry is nauseating.
Example: If you feel nauseous, try lying down and breathing through your nose.
Where does nauseous come from?
The first records of the word nauseous come from around 1600. It is thought to derive from the Greek nausíā, meaning “seasickness,” from naûs, meaning “ship” (the same root is the basis of the word nautical). The suffix -ous means “full of” and is used to form adjectives.
People can become nauseous from seasickness and many other conditions that affect the stomach, such as motion sickness, morning sickness, carsickness, anxiety, or from the side effects of medications. People often feel nauseous due to something they ate. When you’re nauseous, the very thought of eating can make you even more nauseous.
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What are some other forms related to nauseous?
- nauseously (adverb)
- nauseousness (noun)
- nausea (noun)
What are some synonyms for nauseous?
- sick to one’s stomach
- nauseated (feeling nausea)
- nauseating (causing nausea)
- nauseant (causing nausea)
What are some words that share a root or word element with nauseous?
What are some words that often get used in discussing nauseous?
How is nauseous used in real life?
Nauseous is most commonly used to describe someone who feels sick to their stomach. It is typically used in the phrases feel nauseous or feeling nauseous.
I’m soooo nauseous today. I want to eat something but honestly feel like if I ingest anything I’ll vomit. So yay. Maybe I won’t be making that queso today.
— ferg (@katieferg) October 25, 2020
I’m never going to even know if I’m pregnant from morning sickness because I’m nauseous every day!!!!!
— c h l o e (@chloegiessy) July 6, 2020
Try using nauseous!
Which of the following words can be used as a synonym of nauseous?
D. all of the above
How to use nauseous in a sentence
Further, four out of 10 women taking the drug reported that it made them nauseous.The tangled and messy science of medicating female sex drives|Purbita Saha|August 17, 2021|Popular-Science
If you’re not dizzy or nauseous and your heart rate feels normal, it’s probably safe to move on.Know the difference between heat stroke and heat exhaustion. One can kill you quickly.|John Kennedy|June 28, 2021|Popular-Science
Meanwhile, cool water will help settle your stomach when you start feeling sweaty or nauseous.Video games can cause motion sickness—here’s how to fight it|Sandra Gutierrez G.|February 2, 2021|Popular-Science
If you already have a big flat-screen TV that is now making you nauseous, you don’t need to throw it away—sitting farther from it will have the same effect.Video games can cause motion sickness—here’s how to fight it|Sandra Gutierrez G.|February 2, 2021|Popular-Science
Remember, if you start to feel nauseous, light-headed, or dizzy, pause your game, pop your VR headset off, and take a quick seat or drink some water.The best VR games: Enjoy a lifelike gaming experience at home|Carsen Joenk|January 19, 2021|Popular-Science
Typically, I feel half-nauseous for the first week and this time was no different.How I’ll End the War: My First Week Back in Afghanistan|Nick Willard|May 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The texture was awkward and as I pulled it back and forth between my teeth, I just began to feel more and more nauseous.We Were Gwyneth’s GOOP Guinea Pigs|Erin Cunningham, Olivia Nuzzi|March 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“As a result, doing both exercise and a cleanse can leave you feeling tired, dizzy and nauseous,” she says.Is Your Juice Cleanse Doing More Harm Than Good?|DailyBurn|February 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
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.The Chief Problem With 'Lean In'|David Frum|May 20, 2013|DAILY BEAST
It happened to be a preparation of that nauseous drug familiarly known as "Dover's powder."Elster's Folly|Mrs. Henry Wood
It seemed to me then the most nauseous stuff I had ever swallowed.John Ingerfield and Other Stories|Jerome K. Jerome
The same honey which is sweet to the sound palate is nauseous to the sick; and so on.
They had already separated from him, as though shunning a corpse because of its nauseous odour.The conquest of Rome|Matilde Serao
You know how they are always prating about Bible Teaching—the 'simple morality of the Gospel,' and all that nauseous stuff?The Secret Glory|Arthur Machen