quea·si·ness || 'kwɪːzɪnɪs n. nauseousness, state of feeling sick to one's stomach; uneasiness, squeamishness

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  • Queasiness — Quea si*ness, n. The state of being queasy; nausea; qualmishness; squeamishness. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • queasiness — queasy ► ADJECTIVE (queasier, queasiest) 1) feeling sick; nauseous. 2) slightly nervous or uneasy. DERIVATIVES queasily adverb queasiness noun. ORIGIN perhaps related to Old French coisier to hurt …   English terms dictionary

  • queasiness — noun see queasy …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • queasiness — See queasily. * * * …   Universalium

  • queasiness — noun a) the state of being queasy; nausea b) psychological discomfort at the prospect of having to deal with a particular issue …   Wiktionary

  • queasiness — quea·si·ness …   English syllables

  • queasiness — noun 1. a mild state of nausea • Syn: ↑squeamishness, ↑qualm • Derivationally related forms: ↑squeamish (for: ↑squeamishness), ↑queasy • Hype …   Useful english dictionary

  • queasy — [[t]kwi͟ːzi[/t]] queasier, queasiest 1) ADJ GRADED If you feel queasy or if you have a queasy stomach, you feel rather ill, as if you are going to be sick. [INFORMAL] He was very prone to seasickness and already felt queasy. Derived words:… …   English dictionary

  • nausea — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. qualm, seasickness, queasiness; disgust, aversion, loathing. See disease, dislike. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Sickness] Syn. motion sickness, queasiness, vomiting; see illness 1 . 2. [Disgust] Syn.… …   English dictionary for students

  • malaise — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. uneasiness, anxiety, disquiet. See agitation, care. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. uneasiness, discomfort, despair, disquietude; see depression 2 , pain 1 . III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) (VOCABULARY WORD) n …   English dictionary for students

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