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seasickness

[ see-sik-nis ]
/ ˈsiˌsɪk nɪs /
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noun
nausea and dizziness, sometimes accompanied by vomiting, resulting from the rocking or swaying motion of a vessel in which one is traveling at sea.
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Origin of seasickness

First recorded in 1615–25; sea + sickness
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Medical definitions for seasickness

seasickness
[ sēsĭk′nĭs ]

n.
Motion sickness resulting from the pitching and rolling of a ship or boat in water, especially at sea.mal de mer
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