Simple Definition of nausea
: the feeling you have in your stomach when you think you are going to vomit
Full Definition of nausea
1 : a stomach distress with distaste for food and an urge to vomit
2 : extreme disgust
Examples of nausea
Some people experience nausea when flying.
A feeling of nausea suddenly came over me.
Origin of nausea
Latin, seasickness, nausea, from Greek nautia, nausia, from nautēs sailor — more at nautical
First Known Use: 1569
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