nausea

[naw-zee-uh, -zhuh, -see-uh, -shuh]
noun
1.
sickness at the stomach, especially when accompanied by a loathing for food and an involuntary impulse to vomit.
2.
extreme disgust; loathing; repugnance.

Origin:
1560–70; < Latin nausea, nausia < Greek *nausíā (Ionic nausíē) seasickness, derivative of naûs ship; see -ia

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nausea (ˈnɔːzɪə, -sɪə)
 
n
1.  the sensation that precedes vomiting
2.  a feeling of disgust or revulsion
 
[C16: via Latin from Greek: seasickness, from naus ship]

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nausea
1569, from L. nausea "seasickness," from Ionic Gk. nausia (Attic nautia) "seasickness, nausea," from naus "ship" (see naval).
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nausea nau·se·a (nô'zē-ə, -zhə, -sē-ə, -shə)
n.
A feeling of sickness in the stomach marked by an urge to vomit.

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nausea   (nô'zē-ə, -zhə)  Pronunciation Key 
A symptom characterized by gastrointestinal distress and an urge to vomit.
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Example sentences
Many who get these alternative treatments end up with stomach cramps, nausea
  and dehydration.
Symptoms of motion sickness include nausea, dizziness, headaches and cold
  sweats.
Symptoms you might experience range from constipation or loose stools to
  stomach pain and nausea.
Then they began to experience waves of nausea and some difficulty in breathing.
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