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Related to queasiness: PMS, dyspepsia
quea·syalso 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.
a. Causing uneasiness.
b. Uneasy; troubled.
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.]
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|Noun||1.||queasiness - a mild state of nausea|
|2.||queasiness - inability to rest or relax or be still|
nervousness - a sensitive or highly strung temperament
queasiness[ˈkwiːzinɪs] n (= nausea) → nausée f
n → Übelkeit f