queasy

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adjective quea·sy \ˈkwē-zē\

Definition of queasy

queasier

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queasiest

  1. 1a :  causing nausea <queasy motion>b :  suffering from nausea :  nauseated

  2. 2 :  full of doubt :  hazardous

  3. 3a :  causing uneasinessb (1) :  delicate, squeamish (2) :  ill at ease

queasily

play \ˈkwē-zə-lē\ adverb

queasiness

play \ˈkwē-zē-nəs\ noun

Examples of queasy in a sentence

  1. The boat ride made me a little queasy.

  2. She complained of a queasy stomach.

  3. He feels queasy about taking the test.

  4. She had the queasy feeling that she was being watched.

Variants of queasy

or less commonly

queazy

Origin and Etymology of queasy

Middle English coysy, qwesye


First Known Use: 15th century


QUEASY Defined for English Language Learners

queasy

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adjective quea·sy \ˈkwē-zē\

Definition of queasy for English Language Learners

  • : having a sick feeling in the stomach : suffering from nausea

  • : having an unpleasantly nervous or doubtful feeling


QUEASY Defined for Kids

queasy

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adjective quea·sy \ˈkwē-zē\

Definition of queasy for Students

queasier

queasiest

  1. 1 :  somewhat nauseated <The boat ride made me queasy.>

  2. 2 :  full of doubt :  uneasy <I have a queasy feeling I'm being watched.>

queasiness

\-nəs\ noun


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