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queasy

adjective quea·sy \ˈkwē-zē\

Simple Definition of queasy

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

  • : having an unpleasantly nervous or doubtful feeling

Full Definition of queasy

quea·si·erquea·si·est

  1. 1 a :  causing nausea <queasy motion> b :  suffering from nausea :  nauseated

  2. 2 :  full of doubt :  hazardous

  3. 3 a :  causing uneasiness b (1) :  delicate, squeamish (2) :  ill at ease

quea·si·ly play \-zə-lē\ adverb
quea·si·ness play \-zē-nəs\ noun

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.



Variants of queasy

also quea·zy play \ˈkwē-zē\

Origin of queasy

Middle English coysy, qwesye


First Known Use: 15th century

Rhymes with queasy



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