Morning sickness
Morning Morn"ing, a. Pertaining to the first part or early part of the day; being in the early part of the day; as, morning dew; morning light; morning service. [1913 Webster]

She looks as clear As morning roses newly washed with dew. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

{Morning gown}, a gown worn in the morning before one is dressed for the day.

{Morning gun}, a gun fired at the first stroke of reveille at military posts.

{Morning sickness} (Med.), nausea and vomiting, usually occurring in the morning; -- a common sign of pregnancy.

{Morning star}. (a) Any one of the planets (Venus, Jupiter, Mars, or Saturn) when it precedes the sun in rising, esp. Venus. Cf. {Evening star}, {Evening}. (b) Satan. See {Lucifer}. [1913 Webster]

Since he miscalled the morning star, Nor man nor fiend hath fallen so far. --Byron. [1913 Webster] (c) A weapon consisting of a heavy ball set with spikes, either attached to a staff or suspended from one by a chain.

{Morning watch} (Naut.), the watch between four a. m. and eight a. m.. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • morning sickness — morning .sickness n [U] a feeling of sickness that some women have during the morning when they are ↑pregnant, usually in the early months …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • morning sickness — n. a condition of nausea and vomiting, sometimes accompanied by dizziness, headache, etc., that affects many women during the first months of pregnancy: it occurs most often in the morning …   English World dictionary

  • morning sickness — morning ,sickness noun uncount a feeling of wanting to VOMIT that affects some women when they are pregnant …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • morning sickness — ► NOUN ▪ nausea occurring in the mornings during early pregnancy …   English terms dictionary

  • Morning sickness — Mild hyperemesis gravidarum (no metabolic derangement) Classification and external resources ICD 10 O21.0 ICD 9 643.0 …   Wikipedia

  • Morning sickness — Nausea and vomiting of pregnancy. Morning sickness is a misnomer, because it can occur at any time of the day (though not at night during sleep) and it is not a sickness. It is a normal characteristic of early pregnancy. Morning sickness is now… …   Medical dictionary

  • morning sickness — noun nausea early in the day; a characteristic symptom in the early months of pregnancy • Hypernyms: ↑nausea, ↑sickness • Part Holonyms: ↑pregnancy, ↑gestation, ↑maternity * * * noun [noncount] : a feeling of sickness that a pregnant woman may… …   Useful english dictionary

  • morning sickness — N UNCOUNT Morning sickness is a feeling of sickness that some women have, often in the morning, when they are pregnant …   English dictionary

  • morning sickness — (in pregnant women) nausea in the morning, upset stomach often occurring in the morning …   English contemporary dictionary

  • morning sickness — noun (U) a feeling of sickness that some women have before they have a baby …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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