Air sickness

airsickness

[air-sik-nis]
noun
a feeling of nausea and dizziness, sometimes accompanied by vomiting, as a result of the motion of the aircraft in which one is traveling.
Compare motion sickness.


Origin:
1775–85; air1 + sickness

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airsickness air·sick·ness (âr'sĭk'nĭs)
n.
A form of motion sickness caused by air flight and characterized by nausea, vomiting, and dizziness.

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