air sickness
Aerial sickness A*["e]"ri*al sick"ness A sickness felt by a["e]ronauts due to high speed of flights and rapidity in changing altitudes, combining some symptoms of mountain sickness and some of seasickness. The nauseous symptoms similar to seasickness experienced by passengers in pressurized aircraft is called {air sickness}. [Webster 1913 Suppl. +PJC]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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