morning sickness

noun

: nausea and vomiting that occurs typically in the morning especially during the earlier months of pregnancy

Examples of morning sickness in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web My baby has been so nice to me [laughs], so no morning sickness or complications. Victoria Uwumarogie, Essence, 8 Apr. 2024 Her first pregnancy was announced in December 2012, when she was admitted to hospital with severe morning sickness. Issy Ronald, CNN, 23 Mar. 2024 Since this stretch mark cream is fragrance-free, the scent is inoffensive and a safe bet for pregnant people who may be experiencing morning sickness or smell aversions. Phoebe Sklansky, Parents, 7 Mar. 2024 Even though science has confirmed that morning sickness is a good sign, there is no evidence that the lack of symptoms makes a pregnancy more risky. Maria Carter, Parents, 28 Feb. 2024 See all Example Sentences for morning sickness 

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Word History

First Known Use

1803, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of morning sickness was in 1803

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“Morning sickness.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/morning%20sickness. Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

Kids Definition

morning sickness

noun
: nausea that occurs typically in the morning and that is usually associated with the early months of pregnancy

Medical Definition

morning sickness

noun
: nausea and vomiting that occurs typically in the morning especially during the earlier months of pregnancy

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