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nauseant

[naw-zee-uh nt, -zhee-, -see-, -shee-] /ˈnɔ zi ənt, -ʒi-, -si-, -ʃi-/
adjective
1.
producing nausea.
noun
2.
a nauseant agent.
Origin
1840-1850
1840-50; < Latin nauseant- (stem of nauseāns) present participle of nauseāre to be seasick. See nausea, -ant
Related forms
antinauseant, adjective, noun
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Word Origin and History for anti nauseant

nauseant

n.

1834, from Latin nauseant-, present participle stem of nauseare (see nauseate (v.)).

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anti nauseant in Medicine

nauseant nau·se·ant (nô'zē-ənt, -zhē-, -sē-, -shē-)
adj.
Inducing nausea or vomiting.


nau'se·ant n.
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