qualm·​ish | \ ˈkwä-mish How to pronounce qualmish (audio) also ˈkwȯ- or ˈkwäl- How to pronounce qualmish (audio) \

Definition of qualmish

1a : feeling qualms : nauseated
b : overly scrupulous : squeamish
2 : of, relating to, or producing qualms

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qualmishly adverb
qualmishness noun

Examples of qualmish in a Sentence

some passengers felt a little qualmish after the bumpy landing on the airstrip

First Known Use of qualmish

1548, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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“Qualmish.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/qualmish. Accessed 14 May. 2021.

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