seasickness

noun
sea·​sick·​ness | \ ˈsē-ˌsik-nəs How to pronounce seasickness (audio) \

Definition of seasickness

: motion sickness experienced on the water

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1613, in the meaning defined above

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seasickness

noun
sea·​sick·​ness | \ -nəs How to pronounce seasickness (audio) \

Medical Definition of seasickness

: motion sickness experienced on the water

called also mal de mer

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