seasick

[see-sik]

adjective

afflicted with seasickness.

Nearby words

  1. seas, freedom of the,
  2. seascape,
  3. seashell,
  4. seashore,
  5. seashore test,
  6. seasickness,
  7. seaside,
  8. seaside knotweed,
  9. seaside sparrow,
  10. seasnail

Origin of seasick

First recorded in 1560–70; sea + sick1

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British Dictionary definitions for seasick

seasick

adjective

suffering from nausea and dizziness caused by the motion of a ship at sea
Derived Formsseasickness, noun

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Word Origin and History for seasick

seasick

adj.

also sea-sick, 1560s, from sea + sick (n.). Related: Seasickness.

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