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
According to Kava Cove’s website, unlike alcohol, kava produces a relaxing effect without a nauseating hangover the next day or impairment of judgment.
The experience is all at once exhilarating, nauseating, breathtaking and honest-to-God terrifying.
Being in a fast car is particularly nauseating because everything blurs past — not just scenery, but lines of movement, too.
Some residents in neighborhoods near such plants reported strong and sometimes nauseating odors to city and federal reporting hotlines.
One nauseating chore that comes up whenever Congressional Republicans propose a tax cut is hunting down all the tax breaks for the wealthy concealed in its thickets.
That’s a sublime bit of Kingian dialogue, with the optimal mix of the creepy, the nauseating and the scientifically unlikely.
While the media and Hollywood are stretched to an extreme, the portrayal is believable, which is the nauseating thing about it all.
This movie is a gleeful carnival of nauseating grotesqueries.
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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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