morning sickness

morning sickness
noun Date: 1879 nausea and vomiting that occurs typically in the morning especially during the earlier months of pregnancy

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”