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  • 41Paterno — This Italian surname is believed to be a short form of the better known Paternoster . This is an occupational surname for a maker of rosaries, chaplets and beads. However it may equally have had some religious or even civil roll in its own right …

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  • 42motion sickness — Synonyms and related words: Minamata disease, airsickness, altitude sickness, anoxemia, anoxia, anoxic anoxia, anthrax, black lung, caisson disease, car sickness, chilblain, decompression sickness, frostbite, immersion foot, itai, jet lag, lead… …

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  • 43nausea — Synonyms and related words: abhorrence, abomination, abscess, ague, airsickness, allergy, anemia, angst, anguish, ankylosis, anoxia, antagonism, antipathy, anxiety, apnea, asphyxiation, asthma, ataxia, atrophy, aversion, backache, barf, bleeding …

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  • 44qualm — Synonyms and related words: agitation, airsickness, all overs, anxiety, apprehension, apprehensiveness, bashfulness, beef, better self, bitch, boggle, boggling, boycott, car sickness, challenge, complaint, compunction, concern, conscience,… …

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  • 45scruple — Synonyms and related words: Pyrrhonism, ace, apprehension, atom, awake a doubt, back down, balance, balk, balk at, bashfulness, be diffident, be doubtful, be dubious, be skeptical, be uncertain, beef, better self, bit, bitch, blench, boggle,… …

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  • 46vomiting — Synonyms and related words: abscess, ague, airsickness, anemia, ankylosis, anoxia, apnea, asphyxiation, asthma, ataxia, atrophy, backache, barf, bleeding, blennorhea, cachexia, cachexy, car sickness, chill, chills, colic, constipation, convulsion …

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  • 47squeamish — squeam|ish [ˈskwi:mıʃ] adj [Date: 1300 1400; : Anglo French; Origin: escoymous] 1.) easily shocked or upset, or easily made to feel sick by seeing unpleasant things 2.) the squeamish [plural] people who are squeamish ▪ His new novel is not for… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 48fastidious — mid 15c., full of pride, from L. fastidiosus disdainful, squeamish, exacting, from fastidium loathing, squeamishness, most likely from *fastu taidiom, a compound of fastus contempt, arrogance and taedium aversion, disgust. Early use in English… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 49nauseous — (adj.) c.1600, inclined to nausea, easily made queasy (obsolete), from NAUSEA (Cf. nausea) + OUS (Cf. ous). Sense of causing nausea or squeamishness is attested from 1610s. For distinction from nauseated see NAUSEATE (Cf. nauseate). Related:… …

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  • 50repel, repulse —    Not to be confused. Repulse means to drive back: The army repulsed the enemy s attack. It should not be confused with repulsive, meaning to cause repugnance. Repel is the word for causing squeamishness or distaste: The idea of eating squid… …

    Dictionary of troublesome word

  • 51repel, repulse —    Not to be confused. Repulse means to drive back: The army repulsed the enemy s attack. It should not be confused with repulsive, meaning to cause repugnance. Repel is the word for causing squeamishness or distaste: The idea of eating squid… …

    Dictionary of troublesome word

  • 52queasiness — quea·si·ness || kwɪːzɪnɪs n. nauseousness, state of feeling sick to one s stomach; uneasiness, squeamishness …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 53squeamish — adjective 1》 easily nauseated or disgusted. 2》 having fastidious moral views. Derivatives squeamishly adverb squeamishness noun Origin ME: alt. of dialect squeamous, from Anglo Norman Fr. escoymos, of unknown origin …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 54nausea — n. 1. Seasickness. 2. Qualm, sickness of the stomach, inclination to vomit, squeamishness, loathing. 3. Disgust, loathing, repugnance, aversion, strong dislike …

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  • 55niceness — n. 1. Exactness, accuracy, precision, nicety. 2. Scrupulousness, fastidiousness, delicacy, daintiness, squeamishness …

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  • 56nicety — n. 1. Accuracy, exactness, precision, truth, niceness. 2. Fastidiousness, daintiness, squeamishness. 3. Subtilty, nice point, minute distinction. 4. Delicacy, dainty, tidbit, delicate morsel …

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  • 57purism — n. Nicety (in the use of words), fastidiousness, squeamishness, daintiness, euphuism, affected elegance, finical style …

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  • 58squeamish — adjective easily shocked, upset or easily made to feel sick by unpleasant sights: I could never be a nurse I m too squeamish. squeamishly adverb squeamishness noun (U) …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 59irresolution — n 1. infirmity, vacillation, indecision, indecisiveness, uncertainty, doubt, dubiety; hesitancy, hesitance, tergiversation, changeableness, irre soluteness, fickleness, wishy washiness; inconstancy, instability, variability, unsteadiness,… …

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  • 60niceness — n 1. preciseness, precision, exactitude, mathematical exactitude, exactness; meticulousness, attention to detail, accuracy, criticalness, methodicalness; skill, skillfulness, control, technique; conscientiousness, care, infinite care, carefulness …

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