nauseating

[naw-zee-ey-ting, -zhee-, -see-, -shee-]
adjective
1.
causing sickness of the stomach; nauseous.
2.
such as to cause contempt, disgust, loathing, etc.: I had to listen to the whole nauseating story.

Origin:
1635–45; nauseate + -ing2

nauseatingly, adverb
unnauseating, adjective


See nauseous.
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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.

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Example sentences
But the writing was so vivid and disturbing that it could be downright
  nauseating.
We have been given another nauseating report that transit ridership is up.
Yet the problem with cod liver oil remained its vile, nauseating, oily quality
  and taste.
He and his colleagues had barely begun to inspect the sealed trailer when they
  found themselves reeling from a nauseating stench.
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