seasick

[see-sik]
adjective
afflicted with seasickness.

Origin:
1560–70; sea + sick

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seasick (ˈsiːˌsɪk)
 
adj
suffering from nausea and dizziness caused by the motion of a ship at sea
 
'seasickness
 
n

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seasick
1566, from sea + sick (q.v.).
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Example sentences
It is slightly more serious when a diver gets seasick underwater than above.
Still, they may sway at a frequency that can make occupants feel seasick.
The sea had been rough, and when some of them got seasick, they took shelter in
  a nearby creek.
The mealtime crowds thin as the seasick roster grows.
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