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 (nô′zē-āt′, -zhē-, -sē-, -shē-)
intr. & tr.v. nau·se·at·ed, nau·se·at·ing, nau·se·ates
1. To feel or cause to feel nausea. See Usage Note at nauseous.
2. To feel or cause to feel loathing or disgust. See Synonyms at disgust.

[Latin nauseāre, nauseāt-, from nausea, nausea; see nausea.]

nau′se·a′tion n.
nauseous, nauseated - Nauseous ("sickening") is an adjective describing something that causes nausea; the adjective for the feeling ("made sick") is nauseated.
See also related terms for sick.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.nauseated - feeling nausea; feeling about to vomit
ill, sick - affected by an impairment of normal physical or mental function; "ill from the monotony of his suffering"


adj con náusea(s); to be o feel — tener náusea(s); Do you feel nauseated?..¿Tiene náusea(s)?
References in classic literature ?
He forced himself to sit the play out, but he did not know whether he was more bored or nauseated.
His terrifying eyes riveted themselves upon the girl's face--she could feel his hot breath upon her cheek and the odor of the fetid vapor nauseated her.
The next moment I was awake, in my sheeted bed, sweating, trembling, nauseated.
I was never so nauseated in my life with overplus of fallacy.
To say the least, he was a very puzzled Tarzan as he tried to compose himself once more for slumber--a very puzzled and a very nauseated Tarzan.
It was in this mental disposition, physically very empty, but still nauseated by what he had seen, that he had come upon the Professor.
For the first time Razumov became aware of a faint perfume, but faint as it was it nauseated him exceedingly.
This deliverance tamed our ill-disposed Englishmen for a great while; the sight had filled them with horror, and the consequences appeared terrible to the last degree, especially upon supposing that some time or other they should fall into the hands of those creatures, who would not only kill them as enemies, but for food, as we kill our cattle; and they professed to me that the thoughts of being eaten up like beef and mutton, though it was supposed it was not to be till they were dead, had something in it so horrible that it nauseated their very stomachs, made them sick when they thought of it, and filled their minds with such unusual terror, that they were not themselves for some weeks after.
This time around, Kourtney said, she constantly felt nauseated and her major food craving was for New York bagels.
I am nauseated by his support of [Venezuelan President] Hugo Chavez.
After all, it was only a release of natural gas and the only negative effects were a small number of people who got headaches, nauseated and slight respiratory inflammation.
If Czerny didn't bring such honest humility to the role, the unenlightened among us might have a certain, nauseated reaction to all the self-congratulation.