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nauseating

adjective

: causing you to feel like you are going to vomit

: causing disgust

Full Definition of NAUSEATING

:  causing nausea or especially disgust
nau·se·at·ing·ly adverb

Usage Discussion of NAUSEATING

See Usage Discussion at nauseous
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Examples of NAUSEATING

  1. the nauseating smell of rotting garbage
  2. The way the animals were treated was nauseating.
  3. It was nauseating to see the two of them act like lovesick teenagers.

First Known Use of NAUSEATING

1645

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