queasiness


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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.queasiness - a mild state of nausea
nausea, sickness - the state that precedes vomiting
2.queasiness - inability to rest or relax or be stillqueasiness - inability to rest or relax or be still
nervousness - a sensitive or highly strung temperament
jactation, jactitation - (pathology) extremely restless tossing and twitching usually by a person with a severe illness
Translations

queasiness

[ˈkwiːzɪnɪs] N
1. (= nausea) → náuseas fpl, sensación f de mareo
the anaesthetic may cause a little queasinessla anestesia puede producirle ligeras náuseas or una ligera sensación de mareo
a feeling of queasinessuna sensación de mareo
2. (= unease) → intranquilidad f

queasiness

[ˈkwiːzinɪs] n (= nausea) → nausée f

queasiness

nÜbelkeit f

queasiness

[ˈkwiːzɪnɪs] nnausea
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