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nau·se·a

nausea

 
 
pronunciation:
naw si [or] naw sh [or] naw zi [or] naw zh
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part of speech: noun
definition: a sick feeling in the stomach with the need to vomit.
Riding a roller coaster causes nausea in some people.
 
synonyms:
queasiness
similar words:
illness, vomiting
Word History
Nausea is a Latin word that means "seasickness." The English word "nautical" (having to do with sailors) is related to this word.