an·​ti-nau·​sea ˌan-tē-ˈnȯ-zē-ə How to pronounce anti-nausea (audio)
variants or antinausea
: preventing or counteracting nausea
anti-nausea medications

Examples of anti-nausea in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web For example, the first trimester packet has a B6 and ginger root anti-nausea pill as well as extra folate to support early neural tube development. Anne Cook Carroll, Ms, Parents, 2 Aug. 2023 And although vomiting, diarrhea and stomach pain are unpleasant, most symptoms resolve on their own, with patients being advised to stay hydrated and use over-the-counter solutions (such as anti-nausea or anti-diarrheal medication) to ease symptoms. Cara Lynn Shultz, Peoplemag, 12 July 2023 Notes of orange blossom energize, while rose calms, ginger works as anti-nausea support and sandalwood grounds. Margaux Lushing, Forbes, 3 May 2023 Key Takeaways Ginger has been used as a natural remedy to treat nausea for generations thanks to its natural substances which are are suspected to have anti-inflammatory and anti-nausea properties. Mira Miller, Verywell Health, 30 Apr. 2023 Marleny gathered plants and prepared an anti-nausea brew, which appeared to settle his stomach. Jeneen Interlandi, New York Times, 29 Mar. 2023 Some people take anti-nausea medication around the time of their monthly shot to control the sensation. Karen Weintraub, USA TODAY, 22 Mar. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1848, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of anti-nausea was in 1848

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“Anti-nausea.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Oct. 2023.

Medical Definition


: preventing or counteracting nausea
anti-nausea drugs
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