What does the word nauseous mean?

    Part of speech: adverb

  • Nauseously.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Nauseousness.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Nauseating; disgusting.

Usage examples for nauseous

  1. Even to his nauseous self, or no Body: Sir George is what I have try'd in Conversation, inquir'd into his Character, am satisfied in both. – The Busie Body by Susanna Centlivre Commentator: Jess Byrd
  2. Such a couplet as: " Our Euripides, the human, With his dropping of warm tears," gives to most of us a sickly and nauseous sensation. – Varied Types by G. K. Chesterton
  3. Whether " secular" or " spiritual," they have thought proper to adopt a certain Tommy- good- child tone, which, whether to Glasgow artisans or Dorsetshire labourers, or indeed for any human being who is " grinding among the iron facts of life," is, to say the least, nauseous; and the only use of their poematicula has been to demonstrate practically the existence of a great and fearful gulf between those who have, and those who have not, in thought as well as in purse, which must be, in the former article at least, bridged over as soon as possible, if we are to remain one people much longer. – Literary and General Lectures and Essays by Charles Kingsley