nauseous vs. nauseated
Examples of nauseating in a Sentence
the nauseating smell of rotting garbage
The way the animals were treated was nauseating.
It was nauseating to see the two of them act like lovesick teenagers.
Recent Examples of nauseating from the Web
Both possibilities were nauseating, the names alone evoking the sticky vinyl funk (yellow) and chemically cleaned bathroom sweetness (Greyhound) that would make reading impossible.
So too is actor and M.P. Glenda Jackson’s stirring takedown of Thatcher in Parliament, delivered during the nauseating series of tributes to Thatcher after her death.
But this plate of pasta — bitter and pungent, nourishing and perhaps a bit nauseating — should be savored on its own.
Monumentally weird, aggressively perverse, and not infrequently nauseating, Ballard’s most infamous novel is a raw tapestry of mucous membranes and mucilage, gristle and gore and globules of semen.
GoPro videos are cool in theory but sometimes nauseating in practice.
While the rough seas may have caused the ship to sway at nauseating levels that night, the tidal wave of local Miami talent prove why Vice City just unexplainably does things better.
These scenes are all the more nauseating for their refusal to turn such encounters into bloodletting entertainment—the near misses are dreadful enough.
Raw sewage leaked from an unsealed pipe, and the nauseating smell lasted for days.
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abhorrent, abominable, appalling, awful, disgusting, distasteful, dreadful, evil, foul, fulsome, gross, hideous, horrendous, horrible, horrid, loathsome, nasty, nauseous, noisome, noxious, obnoxious, obscene, odious, offensive, rancid, repellent (also repellant), repugnant, repulsive, revolting, scandalous, shocking, sickening, ugly;
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NAUSEATING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of nauseating for English Language Learners
: causing you to feel like you are going to vomit
: causing disgust
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