nauseate

verb nau·se·ate \ ˈnȯ-zhē-ˌāt , -shē- , -zē- , -sē- \
Updated on: 19 Feb 2018

Definition of nauseate

nauseated; nauseating
intransitive verb
1 : to become affected with nausea
2 : to feel disgust
transitive verb
: to affect with nausea or disgust

Examples of nauseate in a Sentence

  1. The smell of gasoline nauseates me.

  2. It nauseated him to see the way the animals were treated.

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First Known Use of nauseate

1625


NAUSEATE Defined for English Language Learners

nauseate

verb

Definition of nauseate for English Language Learners

  • : to cause (someone) to feel like vomiting

  • : to cause (someone) to feel disgusted


NAUSEATE Defined for Kids

nauseate

verb nau·se·ate \ ˈnȯ-zē-ˌāt , ˈnȯ-shē- \

Definition of nauseate for Students

nauseated; nauseating
: to cause to feel nausea
  • That smell nauseates me.

nauseating

adjective

nauseatingly

adverb

Medical Dictionary

nauseate

verb nau·se·ate \ ˈnȯ-z(h)ē-ˌāt , -s(h)ē- \

medical Definition of nauseate

nauseated; nauseating
intransitive verb
: to become affected with nausea
transitive verb
: to affect with nausea


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