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queasy

adjective quea·sy \ˈkwē-zē\

: having a sick feeling in the stomach : suffering from nausea

: having an unpleasantly nervous or doubtful feeling

quea·si·erquea·si·est

Full Definition of QUEASY

1
a :  causing nausea <queasy motion>
b :  suffering from nausea :  nauseated
2
:  full of doubt :  hazardous
3
a :  causing uneasiness
b (1) :  delicate, squeamish
(2) :  ill at ease
quea·si·ly \-zə-lē\ adverb
quea·si·ness \-zē-nəs\ noun

Variants of QUEASY

quea·sy also quea·zy \ˈkwē-zē\

Examples of QUEASY

  1. The boat ride made me a little queasy.
  2. She complained of a queasy stomach.
  3. He feels queasy about taking the test.
  4. She had the queasy feeling that she was being watched.

Origin of QUEASY

Middle English coysy, qwesye
First Known Use: 15th century

Rhymes with QUEASY

QUEASILY Defined for Kids

queasy

adjective quea·sy \ˈkwē-zē\
quea·si·erquea·si·est

Definition of QUEASY for Kids

1
:  somewhat nauseated <The boat ride made me queasy.>
2
:  full of doubt :  uneasy <I have a queasy feeling I'm being watched.>
quea·si·ness \-nəs\ noun

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