from The Century Dictionary.

  • Causing nausea or loathing

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Causing nausea; nauseous.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective archaic Causing nausea; nauseous.


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  • Other related terms from the 17th century - nauseation, nauseative, nauseity, nausity-are now obsolete or used very rarely, but for now nauseous as used to describe the subjective state of nausea seems here to stay.

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