nauseous Meaning, Definition & Usage
adjective satellite causing or able to cause nausea
queasy; vile; offensive; loathsome; sickening; noisome; nauseating.
- a nauseating smell
- nauseous offal
- a sickening stench
adjective satellite feeling nausea; feeling about to vomit
queasy; nauseated; sick; sickish.
Causing, or fitted to cause, nausea; sickening; loathsome; disgusting; exciting abhorrence;-- as, a. nauseousdrug or medicine Nau"seous*ly, adv. -- Nau"seous*ness, n.
The nauseousness of such company disgusts a reasonable man. Dryden.
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