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nausea

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of nausea

  1. 1 a disturbed condition of the stomach in which one feels like vomiting <symptoms include fever accompanied by a loss of appetite and nausea> Synonyms nauseousness, qualmishness, queasiness, queerness, sickness, squeamishness Related Words qualm; airsickness, altitude sickness, car sickness, morning sickness, motion sickness, mountain sickness, seasickness

  2. 2 a dislike so strong as to cause stomach upset or queasiness <such graphic scenes of senseless violence fill me with nausea> Synonyms aversion, distaste, horror, loathing, disgust, repugnance, repulsion, revulsionRelated Words abhorrence, abomination, antipathy, execration, hate, hatred; allergy, averseness, disapproval, disfavor, disinclination, dislike, disliking, displeasureNear Antonyms appetite, bent, fancy, favor, fondness, like, liking, love, partiality, penchant, predilection, preference, propensity, relish, shine, taste, use





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