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Meaning of NAUSEOUS

Pronunciation:  'noshus

WordNet Dictionary
[adj]  causing or able to cause nausea; "a nauseating smell"; "nauseous offal"; "a sickening stench"

NAUSEOUS is a 8 letter word that starts with N.


 Synonyms: loathsome, nauseating, noisome, offensive, sickening, unwholesome, vile



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Nau"seous\ (?; 277), a. [L. nauseosus.]
Causing, or fitted to cause, nausea; sickening; loathsome;
disgusting; exciting abhorrence; as, a nauseous drug or
medicine. -- {Nau"seous*ly}, adv. -- {Nau"seous*ness}, n.

      The nauseousness of such company disgusts a reasonable
      man.                                     --Dryden.

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