Nauseously
Nauseous Nau"seous (?; 277), a. [L. nauseosus.] 1. Causing, or fitted to cause, nausea; sickening; loathsome; disgusting; exciting abhorrence; as, a nauseous drug or medicine. [1913 Webster]

2. Feeling nausea; as, nauseous from the effects of chemotherapy. [PJC] -- {Nau"seous*ly}, adv. -- {Nau"seous*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

The nauseousness of such company disgusts a reasonable man. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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