nauseate

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v nauseate cause aversion in; offend the moral sense of "The pornographic pictures sickened us"
    • v nauseate upset and make nauseated "The smell of the food turned the pregnant woman's stomach","The mold on the food sickened the diners"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Nauseate To affect with nausea; to sicken; to cause to feel loathing or disgust.
    • v. i Nauseate To become squeamish; to feel nausea; to turn away with disgust.
    • Nauseate To sicken at; to reject with disgust; to loathe. "The patient nauseates and loathes wholesome foods."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • nauseate To become affected with nausea or sick at the stomach; be inclined to vomit.
    • nauseate To loathe; reject with disgust.
    • nauseate To affect with nausea; cause to feel loathing.
    • nauseate Synonyms To sicken, disgust, revolt.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.i Nauseate to feel nausea or disgust
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Quotations

  • D. H. Lawrence
    D.%20H.%20Lawrence
    “One can no longer live with people: it is too hideous and nauseating. Owners and owned, they are like the two sides of a ghastly disease.”
  • Virginia Woolf
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    “We are nauseated by the sight of trivial personalities decomposing in the eternity of print.”

Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. nauseare, nauseatum, fr. nausea,. See Nausea
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L.,—Gr. nausia, sea-sickness—naus, a ship.

Usage

In literature:

Here the noisome smell of decaying vegetation nauseated us, for the air in those forest depths is deadly.
"The Great White Queen" by William Le Queux
If the motion nauseated him, that was his misfortune.
"Heroes of the Middle West" by Mary Hartwell Catherwood
The effort made him dizzy and nauseated.
"The Man Who Hated Mars" by Gordon Randall Garrett
Tarlac accepted the cup, raised it in salute to the Lords, and drank, almost nauseated by the syrupy, too-sweet liquid.
"Fearful Symmetry" by Ann Wilson
The steaming odor of the room was nauseating and filled him with disgust.
"The Story of Leather" by Sara Ware Bassett
It was weak and nauseating.
"World's War Events, Vol. II" by Various
As it was, he was hurt, badly hurt, and his head swam, nauseating him.
"The Boy Scouts Book of Campfire Stories" by Various
He will nauseate the new-invented Stile of those who provoke the innocent Notes with coarse Startings of the Voice.
"Observations on the Florid Song" by Pier Francesco Tosi
The odor of musk was nauseating.
"Black Spirits and White" by Ralph Adams Cram
Marmalade Hogg suggests a quite nauseating combination of food, but there is a certain appropriateness about it.
"Ladies-In-Waiting" by Kate Douglas Wiggin
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In news:

Obama Was a Nauseating Draw, and Both Deserve to Lose.
In the 1960's, a friend of mine spent her two pregnancies nauseated and vomiting.
Have someone else prepare meals if you feel nauseated .
Avoid favorite foods when nauseated .
Caffeinated 'vomit drink' once nauseated North America.
A nauseating but correct decision.
You'll either be inspired or nauseated by The Odd Life of Timothy Green.
I came home directly from the store and refrigerated them, but when I opened the bag to start cooking, a nauseating smell hit my nostrils.
The nauseating stimulus bill may be worse than the health care bill.
Peter Laviolette called it "nauseating.".
A nauseating trip to the backyard .
Fail Blog's best of 2012: Honey Boo Boo , nauseated Bieber, more.
Fail Blog's best of 2012: Honey Boo Boo, nauseated Bieber, more.
Cory Booker's comments on Obama's 'nauseating' campaign: Gaffe or calculated tactic.
HERE'S A STAT you won't find just anywhere: This season's only both undefeated and nauseated NFL quarterback plays right here in Philadelphia.
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