Definition of nauseate in English:

nauseate

verb

[WITH OBJECT]
  • 1 Affect with nausea.

    ‘the thought of food nauseated her’
    • ‘But on the plane back home, I was nauseated and freezing cold.’
    • ‘David had to look away from the screen to pacify the faint nauseating feeling that was rising from his stomach.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘They had to weave their way carefully through fragrant, stained, whimpering partygoers and paramedics who were beginning to look a bit nauseated themselves.’
    • ‘We had a special yearning to give them something precious, even though, looking back, it must have been one nauseating meal.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘We have our food packs, but the sight of food nauseated me and I could not force myself to put it in my mouth.’
    • ‘At once they were nauseated and began vomiting, and they retched the whole day’.’
    • ‘Throughout the next day, Olivia was still nauseated and hurting, and she received another shot of meperidine.’
    • ‘My gut was aching, I was nauseated and I felt feverish last night… couldn't you tell?’
    • ‘The sick smell emanating from his cigar nauseated Hannah.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘He was nauseated, short of breath, dizzy and drenched in perspiration.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘We had headaches from the smell, and I was so nauseated the last night that I couldn't even eat my dinner.’
    • ‘Imagine the most nauseating roller coaster on earth.’
    • ‘Dustin's pulse roared through his ears and nauseating spurts of adrenaline coursed through his veins.’
    • ‘Rims was nauseated and ready to fall over and sleep.’
    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. 1.1Fill (someone) with disgust.
      ‘they were nauseated by the jingoism’
      • ‘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.’
      • ‘Little kids will enjoy the pretty pictures and chortle over the cute Terk - actually a pretty nauseating character.’
      • ‘Politicians and papers responded to the documentary with nauseating hypocrisy.’
      • ‘The play is just a painful series of really nauseating tuneless songs, one after the other.’
      • ‘It nauseates me to see people running after magic pills, worthless dietary supplements, and fad diets.’
      • ‘I watched a man in tight leather shorts slapping his backside to the cheering crowds and felt nauseated by the sleaziness of it all.’
      • ‘I want to be informed, entertained and thrilled by these pioneers, not bored and nauseated by mawkish and self-regarding metaphors.’
      • ‘Rarely has there been a more nauseating sight in a Scottish newspaper.’
      • ‘More nauseating statistics can be found at the Boston Globe.’
      • ‘They have a nearly perfect relationship, which often nauseates their friends, and they are also deeply religious.’
      • ‘The level of ignorance and intolerance that I saw expressed by my own classmates was enough for me to be nauseated.’
      • ‘The born-again Christian experience and the corporate experience both nauseate me.’
      • ‘The idea that you go to heaven if you blow up innocent people is nauseating.’
      • ‘Do you have any idea how nauseating your ‘fashion statement’ is?’
      • ‘The modern fashion for celebrities ‘having a go’ at other activities is one of the more nauseating developments of the television age.’
      • ‘The secret bombing raids were given nauseating code names like ‘Operation Breakfast’.’
      • ‘‘Good morning Thomas,’ she said with a flirtatious overtone that both surprised and nauseated Esther.’
      • ‘I can't help but feel nauseated by this latest piece of pre-election marketing.’
      • ‘They are also portrayed as stupidly happy, unaware of how absolutely nauseating their viewpoints are.’
      • ‘Should we be nauseated by people of the older generation expressing their affection?’

Origin

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

Pronunciation:

nauseate

/ˈnɔːsɪeɪt//ˈnɔːzɪeɪt/