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carsick

[kahr-sik] /ˈkɑrˌsɪk/
adjective
1.
ill with carsickness.
Origin
1905-1910
1905-10; car1 + sick1
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  • Their bouncing movement makes even steely veterans carsick in back.
British Dictionary definitions for carsick

carsick

/ˈkɑːˌsɪk/
adjective
1.
nauseated from riding in a car or other vehicle
Derived Forms
carsickness, noun
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Word Origin and History for carsick
adj.

also car-sick, 1908, on model of seasick, from car (n.) + sick (adj.). Related: Carsickness.

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carsick in Medicine

carsick car·sick (kär'sĭk')
adj.
Suffering from motion sickness caused by travel in a motor vehicle.

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