nauseate

[naw-zee-eyt, -zhee-, -see-, -shee-]
verb (used with object), nauseated, nauseating.
1.
to affect with nausea; sicken.
2.
to cause to feel extreme disgust: His vicious behavior toward the dogs nauseates me.
verb (used without object), nauseated, nauseating.
3.
to become affected with nausea.

Origin:
1630–40; < Latin nauseātus (past participle of nauseāre to be seasick). See nausea, -ate1

unnauseated, adjective

nauseated, nauseous (see usage note at nauseous).


2. revolt.


2. attract, delight.


See nauseous.
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nauseate (ˈnɔːzɪˌeɪt, -sɪ-)
 
vb
1.  (tr) to arouse feelings of disgust or revulsion in
2.  to feel or cause to feel sick
 
'nauseating
 
adj
 
nause'ation
 
n
 
'nauseatingly
 
adv

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nauseate
1640, "to feel sick, to become affected with nausea," from pp. stem of L. nauseare, see nausea. In its early life it also had transitive senses of "to reject (food, etc.) with a feeling of nausea" (1646) and "to create a loathing in" (1654). Careful writers use nauseated
for "sick at the stomach" and reserve nauseous (q.v.) for "sickening to contemplate."
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nauseate nau·se·ate (nô'zē-āt', -zhē-, -sē-, -shē-)
v. nau·se·at·ed, nau·se·at·ing, nau·se·ates
To feel or cause to feel nausea.

nauseated nau·se·at·ed (nô'zē-ā'tĭd, -zhē-, -sē-, -shē-)
adj.
Affected with nausea.

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Example sentences
Anyone who has ever been nauseated knows what an awful feeling it is.
Eight hours later, he stumbled out of bed feeling nauseated and disoriented.
The idea of emerging from the process with an offer but no job left me
  nauseated.
With their blood more alkaline than usual, mountaineers can grow dizzy or
  nauseated.
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