Antonyms for nauseous

Grammar : Adj
Spell : naw-shuhs, -zee-uhs
Phonetic Transcription : ˈnɔ ʃəs, -zi əs

Definition of nauseous

Origin :
  • c.1600, "inclined to nausea, easily made queasy" (obsolete), from nausea + -ous. Sense of "causing nausea or squeamishness" is attested from 1610s. For distinction from nauseated see nauseate. Related: Nauseously; nauseousness.
  • adj disgusting
Example sentences :
  • Never was female friendship more strongly cemented, or less disturbed by the nauseous poison of envy, malice, or mean jealousy.
  • Extract from : « The Secret Memoirs of Louis XV./XVI, Complete » by Madame du Hausset, an "Unknown English Girl" and the Princess Lamballe
  • It was a nauseous draught from the bitterest waters of Islam.
  • Extract from : « The Scapegoat » by Hall Caine
  • They were shrouded in the fog which made the night heavy, opaque, and nauseous.
  • Extract from : « The Works of Guy de Maupassant, Volume VIII. » by Guy de Maupassant
  • It, too, emitted what his grace deemed the nauseous odors of the perfumer's shop.
  • Extract from : « The Lock And Key Library » by Various
  • We eagerly quenched our thirst, in spite of the nauseous taste of the water.
  • Extract from : « In the Wilds of Florida » by W.H.G. Kingston
  • And now Mallare disgorges a hallucination become too nauseous.
  • Extract from : « Fantazius Mallare » by Ben Hecht
  • It produced there an effect akin to the sensation of nauseous emetic in his stomach.
  • Extract from : « The Red Acorn » by John McElroy
  • The house was overheated, and the close, nauseous air made her sick.
  • Extract from : « The Little Russian Servant » by Henri Greville
  • All this nauseous mess was so ice-cold that she shivered in every limb.
  • Extract from : « The Sand-Hills of Jutland » by Hans Christian Andersen
  • She recollected how nauseous she had found it in the morning.
  • Extract from : « The South Sea Whaler » by W.H.G. Kingston

Synonyms for nauseous

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