Antonyms for nausea

Grammar : Noun
Spell : naw-zee-uh, -zhuh, -see-uh, -shuh
Phonetic Transcription : ˈnɔ zi ə, -ʒə, -si ə, -ʃə

Definition of nausea

Origin :
  • early 15c., vomiting, from Latin nausea "seasickness," from Ionic Greek nausia (Attic nautia) "seasickness, nausea, disgust," literally "ship-sickness," from naus "ship" (see naval). Despite its etymology, the word in English seems never to have been restricted to seasickness.
  • noun sickness in stomach; revulsion
Example sentences :
  • I gave a sort of assent--attended with nausea--and turned to my saddle, but he clung.
  • Extract from : « The Cavalier » by George Washington Cable
  • Then, too, the evil smells of the fish market brought him nausea.
  • Extract from : « The Fat and the Thin » by Emile Zola
  • Again the nausea came on; again the succession of blurred views.
  • Extract from : « The Einstein See-Saw » by Miles John Breuer
  • Phil and Ione were attacked by nausea until, again, they had to lie down.
  • Extract from : « The Einstein See-Saw » by Miles John Breuer
  • There was an exultation in Jon's heart that deadened the hunger and washed away the nausea.
  • Extract from : « Acid Bath » by Vaseleos Garson
  • In the relief of getting it in black and white, the nausea abated.
  • Extract from : « The Paliser case » by Edgar Saltus
  • There was a nausea upon him, and he could not recall the air he wished to write.
  • Extract from : « Cruel Barbara Allen » by David Christie Murray
  • So violent was my emotion that a feeling almost of nausea overcame me.
  • Extract from : « The Trail of '98 » by Robert W. Service
  • In the silence his nausea lessened and the chill sweat dried upon him.
  • Extract from : « The Long Roll » by Mary Johnston
  • But it was not her memory, because her mind felt free of the nausea it used to bring.
  • Extract from : « Erik Dorn » by Ben Hecht

Synonyms for nausea

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