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
Besides entrancing garden visitors, what purpose does the nauseating smell of the corpse flower actually serve?
For centuries, people used their own common sense to detect, and mitigate, nauseating smells.
A montage of apprentice Sam serving gruel and cleaning chamber pots was an amusing (and nauseating) highlight of the sixth-season opener.
Even a small discrepancy between the headset’s image and the coaster’s motion can have a drastically nauseating effect.
And because the video of this tragedy — taking place in front of the man’s 4-year-old daughter, no less — is so nauseating.
Giving racist bigot this huge platform is nauseating.
For years, Seattleites saw Durant as a nauseating reminder of what could have been had the Sonics not moved to Oklahoma City.
Not one smidgen of evidence of this has been found, but that doesn’t stop the liberals from reporting it as truth every single nauseating day.
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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
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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