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Meaning of NAUSEA

Pronunciation:  'nozeeu

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  disgust so strong it makes you feel sick
  2. [n]  the state that precedes vomiting

NAUSEA is a 6 letter word that starts with N.


 Synonyms: sickness
 See Also: disgust, kinetosis, morning sickness, motion sickness, qualm, queasiness, squeamishness, symptom



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Nau"se*a\ (? or ?), n. [L., fr. Gr. ?, fr. ? ship. See
{Nave} of a church, and cf. {Noise}.]
Seasickness; hence, any similar sickness of the stomach
accompanied with a propensity to vomit; qualm; squeamishness
of the stomach; loathing.

Medical Dictionary
 Definition: Nausea is the urge to vomit. It can be brought by many causes including, systemic illnesses, such as influenza, medications, pain, and inner ear disease.
Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Dreaming that you have nausea means that you are suffering from a sickening situation or condition in which you are trying to rid yourself of.
Biology Dictionary
 Definition: Nausea is the sensation of dizziness and wanting to vomit.
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