motion sickness

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motion sickness

n.
Nausea and dizziness induced by motion, as in travel by aircraft, car, or ship.

motion sickness

n
(Pathology) the state or condition of being dizzy or nauseous from riding in a moving vehicle

mo′tion sick`ness


n.
nausea and dizziness resulting from the effect of motion on the semicircular canals of the ear, as during car travel.
[1940–45]

motion sickness

Physical discomfort brought about by prolonged movements of the organs of balance within the ear. The symptoms may include headaches, nausea, and vomiting.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.motion sickness - the state of being dizzy or nauseated because of the motions that occur while traveling in or on a moving vehiclemotion sickness - the state of being dizzy or nauseated because of the motions that occur while traveling in or on a moving vehicle
ailment, complaint, ill - an often persistent bodily disorder or disease; a cause for complaining
air sickness, airsickness - motion sickness experienced while traveling by air (especially during turbulence)
car sickness - motion sickness experienced while traveling in a car
mal de mer, naupathia, seasickness - motion sickness experienced while traveling on water
nausea, sickness - the state that precedes vomiting
Translations
matkapahoinvointi
乗り物酔い
åksjuka

motion sickness

nmal m d'auto (or d'aria or di mare)
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