Definition of nauseous
- When the medication makes her tired and nauseous, she works at home instead of going to the office.
- —Jane E. Brody
The smell of gasoline makes me nauseous.
I began to feel nauseous.
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abhorrent, abominable, appalling, awful, disgusting, distasteful, dreadful, evil, foul, fulsome, gross, hideous, horrendous, horrible, horrid, loathsome, nasty, nauseating, noisome, noxious, obnoxious, obscene, odious, offensive, rancid, repellent (also repellant), repugnant, repulsive, revolting, scandalous, shocking, sickening, ugly;
acceptable, agreeable, alluring, appealing, attractive, blessed (also blest), desirable, enjoyable, felicitous, gratifying, heavenly, inviting, likable (or likeable), luscious, nice, palatable, pleasant, pleasing, pleasurable, satisfying, savory (also savoury), sweet, welcome;
: feeling like you are about to vomit
: causing you to feel like you are going to vomit
: causing disgust
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