Definition of nauseate in English:

nauseate

verb

[WITH OBJECT]
  • 1 Affect with nausea:

    ‘the thought of food nauseated her’
    • ‘We had a special yearning to give them something precious, even though, looking back, it must have been one nauseating meal.’
    • ‘Delores herself won't eat it, because she's a vegetarian, and the minute the bacon finishes burning, she will become instantly nauseated by the sight of it.’
    • ‘Of course, quit exercising if you're dizzy or nauseated, start sweating heavily, or feel so weak and wobbly that you can't maintain your form.’
    • ‘They had to weave their way carefully through fragrant, stained, whimpering partygoers and paramedics who were beginning to look a bit nauseated themselves.’
    • ‘He had shaggy black hair, yellowed teeth and foul, nauseating breath.’
    • ‘When I wake up I'm slightly nauseated, my toes are numb, and I have no idea what day it is.’
    • ‘Dustin's pulse roared through his ears and nauseating spurts of adrenaline coursed through his veins.’
    • ‘We had headaches from the smell, and I was so nauseated the last night that I couldn't even eat my dinner.’
    • ‘The sick smell emanating from his cigar nauseated Hannah.’
    • ‘David had to look away from the screen to pacify the faint nauseating feeling that was rising from his stomach.’
    • ‘My gut was aching, I was nauseated and I felt feverish last night… couldn't you tell?’
    • ‘Imagine the most nauseating roller coaster on earth.’
    • ‘He was nauseated, short of breath, dizzy and drenched in perspiration.’
    • ‘It doesn't hurt but you feel nauseated the week after so that even cranberry juice makes you feel sick because it's the same colour as the medication.’
    • ‘But on the plane back home, I was nauseated and freezing cold.’
    • ‘We have our food packs, but the sight of food nauseated me and I could not force myself to put it in my mouth.’
    • ‘Throughout the next day, Olivia was still nauseated and hurting, and she received another shot of meperidine.’
    • ‘I wanted to get up and go for a run, but I had a faint headache that was nonetheless making me feel fairly queasy and nauseated.’
    • ‘Rims was nauseated and ready to fall over and sleep.’
    • ‘At once they were nauseated and began vomiting, and they retched the whole day’.’
    sickening, stomach-turning, stomach-churning, nauseous, emetic, sickly
    disgusting, revolting, repulsive, repellent, repugnant, offensive, loathsome, abhorrent, odious, obnoxious, nasty, foul, vile, appalling, abominable
    vomitous
    sick-making, ghastly, putrid, horrid, god-awful, gross, gut-churning, yucky
    beastly
    bogging
    noisome
    disgustful, loathly
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    1. 1.1 Fill (someone) with disgust:
      ‘they were nauseated by the jingoism’
      • ‘The idea that you go to heaven if you blow up innocent people is nauseating.’
      • ‘I can't help but feel nauseated by this latest piece of pre-election marketing.’
      • ‘Do you have any idea how nauseating your ‘fashion statement’ is?’
      • ‘They have a nearly perfect relationship, which often nauseates their friends, and they are also deeply religious.’
      • ‘Rarely has there been a more nauseating sight in a Scottish newspaper.’
      • ‘Little kids will enjoy the pretty pictures and chortle over the cute Terk - actually a pretty nauseating character.’
      • ‘More nauseating statistics can be found at the Boston Globe.’
      • ‘‘Good morning Thomas,’ she said with a flirtatious overtone that both surprised and nauseated Esther.’
      • ‘I want to be informed, entertained and thrilled by these pioneers, not bored and nauseated by mawkish and self-regarding metaphors.’
      • ‘The level of ignorance and intolerance that I saw expressed by my own classmates was enough for me to be nauseated.’
      • ‘It nauseates me to see people running after magic pills, worthless dietary supplements, and fad diets.’
      • ‘Politicians and papers responded to the documentary with nauseating hypocrisy.’
      • ‘The born-again Christian experience and the corporate experience both nauseate me.’
      • ‘One of the most nauseating sights in sport is when a politician suddenly appears on the scene and basks in the limelight of a victorious team.’
      • ‘The modern fashion for celebrities ‘having a go’ at other activities is one of the more nauseating developments of the television age.’
      • ‘Should we be nauseated by people of the older generation expressing their affection?’
      • ‘The play is just a painful series of really nauseating tuneless songs, one after the other.’
      • ‘They are also portrayed as stupidly happy, unaware of how absolutely nauseating their viewpoints are.’
      • ‘The secret bombing raids were given nauseating code names like ‘Operation Breakfast’.’
      • ‘I watched a man in tight leather shorts slapping his backside to the cheering crowds and felt nauseated by the sleaziness of it all.’
      sickening, stomach-turning, stomach-churning, nauseous, emetic, sickly
      disgusting, revolting, repulsive, repellent, repugnant, offensive, loathsome, abhorrent, odious, obnoxious, nasty, foul, vile, appalling, abominable
      vomitous
      sick-making, ghastly, putrid, horrid, god-awful, gross, gut-churning, yucky
      beastly
      bogging
      noisome
      disgustful, loathly
      make someone feel nauseous, make someone sick, turn someone's stomach, make someone's gorge rise, make someone's stomach rise, revolt, disgust, appal, repel, repulse, be repugnant to, offend
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Origin

Mid 17th century: from Latin nauseat- made to feel sick, from the verb nauseare, from nausea (see nausea).

Pronunciation

nauseate

/ˈnɔːsɪeɪt//ˈnɔːzɪeɪt/