queasily


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quea·sy

also quea·zy  (kwē′zē)
adj. quea·si·er, quea·si·est also quea·zi·er or quea·zi·est
1. Experiencing nausea; nauseated.
2. Easily nauseated.
3. Causing nausea; sickening: the queasy lurch of an airplane during a storm.
4.
a. Causing uneasiness.
b. Uneasy; troubled.
5.
a. Easily troubled.
b. Ill at ease; squeamish: "He is not queasy about depicting mass violence, in some circumstances, as a legitimate instrument of social transformation" (Shaul Bakhash).

[Middle English coisy, perhaps of Scandinavian origin.]

quea′si·ly adv.
quea′si·ness n.
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Adv.1.queasily - in a queasy manner; "`Do I have to remove the liver,' the medical student asked queasily"
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