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Suffering from motion sickness caused by travel in a motor vehicle.

car′sick′ness n.
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nauseated from riding in a car or other vehicle
ˈcarˌsickness n
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ill with motion sickness during automobile travel.
car′sick`ness, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.carsick - experiencing motion sicknesscarsick - experiencing motion sickness  
ill, sick - affected by an impairment of normal physical or mental function; "ill from the monotony of his suffering"
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[ˈkaːˌsɪk] adj to be carsicksoffrire il mal d'auto
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If you're going by car and have children who get carsick, leave early in the morning and there's more chance they'll sleep.
The long drives took a toll on the entire family -- but Valerie especially -- who often felt carsick due to the cancer treatments.
"I threw up in my Uber because, one, I was carsick, and two, I was having a panic attack.
"My family takes a lot of road trips together, which I don't really enjoy since I can get pretty carsick. To keep me comfy, my dad always sets up a 'bed' in the back seat with pillows so I can nap, and stocks up on my favorite gum.
One caveat to be aware of, however, is that some videos do cause some students to feel nauseous or carsick. Mention this to students ahead of time, especially for videos with content such as rollercoasters or air flight.
Most likely we will all get carsick from the sweet cake and have to stop on the side of the road like the time I let them get ice cream from Bruster's.
Then there was the assignment in Qatar, where I went "dune bashing," as the locals call it, and became so carsick that after only a few ups and downs in our SUV, the driver insisted on turning back.
When I start to feel carsick on the ride back to his hotel, he channels a Lamaze coach, saying, "You're doing great."
It may be the first time she's separated from her mom and littermates, and the stress of the separation and movement of the car can cause her to get carsick. Bingo!
Patients with ataxia tend to get carsick or seasick fairly quickly, and they can become nauseous if there is too much movement in their visual field.