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[kwah-mish, kwaw-]
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  1. tending to have, or having, qualms.
  2. nauseous; nauseated.
  3. of the nature of a qualm.
  4. likely to cause qualms.
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Origin of qualmish

First recorded in 1540–50; qualm + -ish1
Related formsqualm·ish·ly, adverbqualm·ish·ness, noun
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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  • He could not think, but only felt that he was extremely uncomfortable and qualmish.

    The Quest

    Frederik van Eeden

  • Madam, give me leave to take a Glass of Sack, I am qualmish.

  • The gallant fellow's stomach, too, was qualmish and disturbed.

    The House by the Church-Yard

    J. Sheridan Le Fanu

  • Soft the divan on the sides, with spittoons for the qualmish and queesy.

  • The time is gone by when men, or women either, were too qualmish and too queasy to admit the truth even to themselves.

    Is He Popenjoy?

    Anthony Trollope