seasickness


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sea·sick·ness

 (sē′sĭk′nĭs)
n.
Motion sickness resulting from the pitching and rolling of a ship or boat in water, especially at sea.

sea′sick′ adj.

sea•sick•ness

(ˈsiˌsɪk nɪs)

n.
nausea and dizziness, often accompanied by vomiting, induced by the motion of a vessel at sea.
[1615–25]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.seasickness - motion sickness experienced while traveling on waterseasickness - motion sickness experienced while traveling on water
kinetosis, motion sickness - the state of being dizzy or nauseated because of the motions that occur while traveling in or on a moving vehicle
Translations
دُوار البَحْر
mořská nemoc
søsyghed
merisairaus
tengeribetegség
sjóveiki
船酔い
morská choroba

seasickness

[ˈsiːsɪknɪs] Nmareo m (al estar en una embarcación)

seasickness

[ˈsiːsɪknɪs] nmal m de mer

seasickness

[ˈsiːˌsɪknɪs] nmal m di mare

sea

(siː) noun
1. (often with the) the mass of salt water covering most of the Earth's surface. I enjoy swimming in the sea; over land and sea; The sea is very deep here; (also adjective) A whale is a type of large sea animal.
2. a particular area of sea. the Baltic Sea; These fish are found in tropical seas.
3. a particular state of the sea. mountainous seas.
ˈseaward(s) adverb
towards the sea; away from the land. The yacht left the harbour and sailed seawards.
ˈseaboard noun
the seacoast. the eastern seaboard of the United States.
sea breeze
a breeze blowing from the sea towards the land.
ˈseafaring adjective
of work or travel on ships. a seafaring man.
ˈseafood noun
fish, especially shellfish.
adjective
seafood restaurants.
ˈseafront noun
a promenade or part of a town with its buildings facing the sea.
ˈsea-going adjective
designed and equipped for travelling on the sea. a sea-going yacht.
ˈseagull noun
a gull.
sea level
the level of the surface of the sea used as a base from which the height of land can be measured. three hundred metres above sea level.
ˈsea-lion noun
a type of large seal.
ˈseamanplural ˈseamen noun
a sailor, especially a member of a ship's crew who is not an officer.
ˈseaport noun
a port on the coast.
ˈseashell noun
the (empty) shell of a sea creature.
ˈseashore noun
the land close to the sea.
ˈseasick adjective
ill because of the motion of a ship at sea. Were you seasick on the voyage?
ˈseasickness noun
ˈseaside noun
(usually with the) a place beside the sea. We like to go to the seaside in the summer.
ˈseaweed noun
plants growing in the sea. The beach was covered with seaweed.
ˈseaworthy adjective
(negative unseaworthy) (of a ship) suitably built and in good enough condition to sail at sea.
ˈseaworthiness noun
at sea
1. on a ship and away from land. He has been at sea for four months.
2. puzzled or bewildered. Can I help you? You seem all at sea.
go to sea
to become a sailor. He wants to go to sea.
put to sea
to leave the land or a port. They planned to put to sea the next day.

sea·sick·ness

n. mareo; mareo por movimiento.

seasickness

n mareo (en barco), mal m de mar
References in classic literature ?
Her monstrosities in the way of cattle would have taken prizes at an agricultural fair, and the perilous pitching of her vessels would have produced seasickness in the most nautical observer, if the utter disregard to all known rules of shipbuilding and rigging had not convulsed him with laughter at the first glance.
And to think," said Musqueton, "that we have nothing to fight seasickness with but barley bread and hop beer.
He was fainting from seasickness, and a roll of the ship tilted him over the rail on to the smooth lip of the turtle-back.
Playing whist by the cabin lamps when it is storming outside is pleasant; walking the quarterdeck in the moonlight is pleasant; smoking in the breezy foretop is pleasant when one is not afraid to go up there; but these are all feeble and commonplace compared with the joy of seeing people suffering the miseries of seasickness.
After the second day, recovered from seasickness, the full passenger list was in evidence, and the more he saw of the passengers the more he disliked them.
The owner forgot his seasickness long enough to look anxious.
If most of them hadn't been half dead with seasickness and fright, not one of us would have come out of that 'tween-deck alive," said Jukes.
The man was suffering from fatigue and seasickness caused by the lively sea conditions but had managed to anchor and set off a distress flare to attract help.
Anyone who has spent time at sea is probably familiar with seasickness.
This fly-on-the-boat film series reveals how the crews eat, sleep and deal with seasickness, homesickness and bad weather.
Always cheerful and never daunted by seasickness, he was quick to learn and 100% reliable even in the most challenging situations.
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