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
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.
Beyond the character's urgent situation, Gilliam weighed in on Gabriel's interactions with Negan, the nauseating process involved in getting covered in guts, the character's fate in the comic books (major spoilers ahead in that regard), and more.
This solves some of the problems with teleportation controls in combat, but can be a little more nauseating for those with sensitive VR stomachs.
But there is a nauseating familiarity to the slaughter as well.
Anything milder has no effect on me, no kick at the back of the throat, no nicotine rush; anything stronger is nauseating and too strong to inhale deeply.
According to Kava Cove’s website, unlike alcohol, kava produces a relaxing effect without a nauseating hangover the next day or impairment of judgment.
Being in a fast car is particularly nauseating because everything blurs past — not just scenery, but lines of movement, too.
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First Known Use of nauseating
Synonymsabhorrent, abominable, appalling, awful, disgusting, distasteful, dreadful, evil, foul, fulsome, gross, hideous, horrendous, horrible, horrid, loathsome, nasty, offensive, nauseous, noisome, noxious, obnoxious, obscene, odious, rancid, repellent (also repellant), repugnant, repulsive, revolting, scandalous, shocking, sickening, ugly
Related Wordsexceptionable, objectionable; brackish, disagreeable, dislikable (also dislikeable), unpleasant; contemptible, despicable, detestable, hard, hateful; unhealthy, unsavory, unwholesome; execrable, lousy, miserable; atrocious, frightful, ghastly, grim, grisly, gruesome (also grewsome), heinous, horrendous, horrific, horrifying, lurid, macabre, monstrous, nightmarish, shocking, sick, sickish, sickly, terrible, unspeakable, vile; off-putting, undesirable, unwanted, unwelcome; barbarous, unchristian, uncivilized, ungodly, unholy; distressing, disturbing, upsetting
Near Antonymsacceptable, agreeable, alluring, appealing, attractive, blessed (also blest), congenial, darling, delectable, delicious, delightful, delightsome, desirable, dreamy, dulcet, enjoyable, felicitous, gratifying, heavenly, inviting, likable (or likeable), luscious, nice, palatable, pleasant, pleasing, pleasurable, satisfying, savory (also savoury), sweet, welcome; unexceptionable, unobjectionable; healthful, healthy, restorative, salubrious, salutary, wholesome
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