But his sloppy writing and failure to fact check what he wrote made us queasy.
Here, we examine its origins—a queasy history of violence and sexuality.
In any event, the advice is queasy and muddy: what exactly are reformed Republicans supposed to say about marriage equality?
Surely all this graphic talk of gastrointestinal distress is making you queasy.
An ad for the attempted “male” oven, the queasy Bake Cookerator.
He rises at ten o'clock to a queasy breakfast by candlelight, and proceeds to composition.
Something indefinable, a queasy feeling, took Beardsley about the middle.
Many a man thus begins the great voyage with queasy sensibilities, and ends it a cannibal.
She turned ashen about the mouth, and a queasy feeling sickened her.
The time is gone by when men, or women either, were too qualmish and too queasy to admit the truth even to themselves.
mid-15c., kyse, coysy, of uncertain origin, possibly from a Scandinavian source, cf. Old Norse kveisa "boil," perhaps influenced by Anglo-French queisier, from Old French coisier "to wound, hurt, make uneasy," which seems to be from the same Germanic root as kveisa. But the history is obscure and evidences of development are wanting. Related: Queasily; queasiness.
queasy quea·sy or quea·zy (kwē'zē)
adj. quea·si·er or quea·zi·er, quea·si·est or quea·zi·est
Experiencing nausea; nauseated.
Causing nausea; sickening.
An early system on the IBM 701.
[Listed in CACM 2(5):16 (May 1959)].