- Also especially British, quea·zy .
- quea·si·ly, adverb
- quea·si·ness, noun
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How to use queasy in a sentence
If sharing that potentially personal information makes you feel queasy, you’re not alone.
It might leave you a little queasy, but there’s no denying it’s deliciously sour.Dark comedy ‘Physical’ is a deliciously sour cocktail of sweat, tears and female aspiration | Inkoo Kang | June 17, 2021 | Washington Post
Thus the simple images become as unsettling as their queasy colors.In the galleries: Exploring how body language is a visual form of communication | Mark Jenkins | June 11, 2021 | Washington Post
The new craft is designed with first-person flying in mind and it has gotten some technical upgrades to make the process seamless and less likely to make you queasy.DJI’s FPV drone offers a first-person view of the sky | Stan Horaczek | March 5, 2021 | Popular-Science
That makes me a bit queasy, especially when I consider the fates of so many other young artists who’ve connected with their even younger audiences on the level of brain chemistry.Billie Eilish: The World's a Little Blurry Is a Mostly Fascinating Portrait of an Apocalyptic Teen Pop Star | Judy Berman | February 26, 2021 | Time
Surely all this graphic talk of gastrointestinal distress is making you queasy.
Yet financialism can leave voters feeling queasy, and candidates grasping for answers.Bush, Christie, Romney: Who’ll Be the GOP Class Warrior? | Lloyd Green | December 15, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
In any event, the advice is queasy and muddy: what exactly are reformed Republicans supposed to say about marriage equality?Memo to GOP: You Can’t Put Lipstick on an Elephant | Robert Shrum | March 22, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Here, we examine its origins—a queasy history of violence and sexuality.
An ad for the attempted “male” oven, the queasy Bake Cookerator.Eighth Grader Tells Hasbro: Man Up the Easy-Bake Oven | Abigail Pesta | November 30, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
He felt a queasy giddiness because there was no hand-railing at the outer lock door and he knew the depth of the fall outside.Operation: Outer Space | William Fitzgerald Jenkins
Not that I would recommend it medicinally,—especially to persons of queasy stomachs, delicate nerves, and afflicted with bile.Mirror of the Months | Peter George Patmore
The lurching billows of clouds made him queasy; he opened his Piper samples case and popped a pill into his mouth.The Native Soil | Alan Edward Nourse
But midway the eighteenth century they were not so queasy–stomached.Tobias Smollett | Oliphant Smeaton
He felt slightly queasy and wondered if he might be drowning.The Ego Machine | Henry Kuttner
British Dictionary definitions for queasy
having the feeling that one is about to vomit; nauseous
feeling or causing uneasiness: a queasy conscience
- queasily, adverb
- queasiness, noun
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