sea·​sick | \ ˈsē-ˌsik How to pronounce seasick (audio) \

Definition of seasick

: affected with or suggestive of seasickness

Examples of seasick in a Sentence

The storm made her seasick.
Recent Examples on the Web Coral reefs that surround the city help to provide a natural wave breaker, stabilizing it and preventing inhabitants from feeling seasick. CNN, 19 June 2022 Bay shoots nearly every scene as if he's just been injected with several kinds of lightning, the camera swooping and corkscrewing at seasick angles over freeways and fireballs and blaring California sunshine. Kristen Baldwin,, 8 Apr. 2022 The sea was rougher than expected, and every single one of them got seasick. Wes Siler, Outside Online, 24 Apr. 2021 The true story of Thanksgiving, as immortalized in American mythos, is not one of cold and seasick Pilgrims stepping off the Mayflower in 1620 and onto Plymouth Rock. Alex Connor, USA TODAY, 23 Nov. 2021 Some players were worried about getting seasick, but the water was relatively calm for the ferry ride. Globe Staff,, 10 Nov. 2021 On a patrol ship bound for the Atlantic Ocean, Mr. Graphos got seasick not long after the ship left Mobile Bay, his wife recalled. Bob Carlton |, al, 5 Oct. 2021 But what, say, if crew members are seasick, forcing you to guide the boat through calmer waters? Mark D'arcy, Forbes, 28 June 2021 For instance, in an oil portrait of Sutro, which hung in the bar, the San Francisco philanthropist and politician looks a little seasick because of a poor past restoration. Matthias Gafni, San Francisco Chronicle, 14 Mar. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of seasick

circa 1566, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of seasick was circa 1566

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26 Jun 2022

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“Seasick.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Jun. 2022.

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More Definitions for seasick


sea·​sick | \ ˈsē-ˌsik How to pronounce seasick (audio) \

Kids Definition of seasick

: sick in the stomach from the pitching or rolling of a ship

Other Words from seasick

seasickness noun


sea·​sick | \ -ˌsik How to pronounce seasick (audio) \

Medical Definition of seasick

: affected with seasickness

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