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stomach-churning

[ stuhm-uh k-chur-ning ]
/ ˈstʌm əkˌtʃɜr nɪŋ /
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adjective

causing nausea.
causing a queasy feeling in one’s stomach, as from anxiety, anger, or disgust: The car accident was a stomach-churning sight.

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stomach stapling, stomach sweetbread, stomach tooth, stomach tube, stomach worm, stomach-churning, stomachache, stomachal, stomacher, stomachic, stomachy
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Examples from the Web for stomach-churning

  • As far as one could see, there were no eruptions of look-at-me garishness, no flashes of stomach-churning inappropriateness.

    Kate Middleton's Wedding Dress: Alexander McQueen's Royal Triumph|Robin Givhan|April 29, 2011|DAILY BEAST
  • The shuddering, stomach-churning wave tossed him to the floor and a picture dropped to smash against the floor.

  • And as Raf pushed down another aisle, paralleling his course, he was conscious of a sickly sweet, stomach-churning stench.

    Star Born|Andre Norton