Definitions

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  • n. the state of being queasy; nausea
  • n. psychological discomfort at the prospect of having to deal with a particular issue

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The state of being queasy; nausea; qualmishness; squeamishness.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The state of being queasy; nausea; qualmishness; inclination to vomit; disgust.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. inability to rest or relax or be still
  • n. a mild state of nausea

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Examples

  • Are you seeing any sort of use the word queasiness amongst your retail partners when you look at the futures orders being so strong?

    Retail Sector and Stocks Analysis from Seeking Alpha

  • It seems that the source of Herman's queasiness is rooted in concerns about the property market in Southern Europe, many having holiday homes in the Med; growing commentary on the decline of Southern Europe's economies; a growing crescendo of remarks from Southern Eurpean politicians that are perceived as threatening the independence of the European Central Bank, a sine qua non for Germans to give up the Deutschmark; and a sudden ramping up of German inflation to an official 8.1% (which, if our own experience is anything to go by significantly underplays the reality).

    Something Rotten In The State of The Euro?

  • I wondered whether my queasiness was a result of bad food, the haze being pumped into the crowd, the thought that we had been explicitly dusted during the course of the show just like we had been secretly sprayed during the whole weekend, the interesting coincidences between my writings and the topics discussed in the songs I was hearing, or that it really felt like we were all animals being led to the slaughter.

    Three Days in the Desert

  • The second-topmost stage is queasiness, which is in some ways worse; I feel like I'm going to throw up because my stomach is spinning like a top and my entire body is shivering tautly, like a puppet with the strings being pulled in every direction, but I'm not quite sick enough to vomit.

    The Ferrett's Stress Alert Level

  • Far from creating an image conveying the values for which conservatives hunger, and at the same time somehow appealing to those outside the fold, Harper's debut on the grand stage can only have induced a kind of queasiness across the political spectrum.

    Archive 2009-10-01

  • He found such a target in Avigdor Lieberman, but his recriminations [2] betray the deep seated queasiness which is spreading among the pro-Palestinian crowd.

    A Case of Freudian Projection

  • But there's a kind of queasiness that these are unnatural in some way.

    Nick Bostrom on our biggest problems

  • Obama explained that his "queasiness" around Jews is most likely the result of his Muslim upbringing.

    Capitol Hill Coffee House

  • Four years after waging a brutal proxy battle to become chairman of Six Flags, Daniel Snyder and his management team face a summer that could produce the kind of queasiness riders feel zooming around on the company's Superman roller coasters.

    Consumer Reports Electronics Blog

  • Six Flags, Redskins owner Daniel Snyder and his management team face a summer that could produce the kind of queasiness riders feel zooming around on the company's Superman roller coasters.

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