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Causing or liable to cause a feeling of nausea or disgust; disgusting.‘the stench became nauseating’‘some nauseating, sentimental ditty’
- ‘Occasionally, the free speech of those in attendance sunk to nauseating levels.’
- ‘Important factual aspects to the plot are meted out in small nuggets of narrative mashed between massive marathons of nauseating nonsense.’
- ‘It shone brightly in the hellish sky, reflecting the nauseating light from the street lamp.’
- ‘But still, the whole letter had the vague, nauseating odor of threatened legal action.’
- ‘We could see some of them which had toppled over and rolled down the precipitous slopes and remained upside down at most nauseating angles.’
- ‘Old friends celebrated our defeat and the return to normalcy with a nauseating moral rectitude.’
- ‘Politicians and papers responded to the documentary with nauseating hypocrisy.’
- ‘And yet our leaders who talk of freedom and human rights seem to be so silent on this nauseating conduct.’
- ‘Given the nauseating stench of fermenting sugarcane, few lingered in the space.’
- ‘Being rushed to hospital by ambulance can be a nauseating business.’
- ‘Families living near the refinery say it is also responsible for a nauseating smell that often lasts for several hours.’
- ‘But three weeks later, the rotting carcasses of dead rats had still not been collected, and were producing a nauseating smell.’
- ‘Now I was seeing it for what it was: a nauseating den of human filth.’
- ‘He hates the decorations, the trees, the gifts and especially the nauseating yuletide happiness.’
- ‘A nauseating video of cows stumbling on their way to a California slaughterhouse has finally prompted action: the largest recall of meat in American history.’
- ‘The first is the nauseating stench of sewerage which pervades many of the hospital wards.’
- ‘For some time I have had the nauseating feeling that I live in a fascist state.’
- ‘Patients were terribly emaciated and gave off a nauseating odour which almost halted me at the first door.’
- ‘The nauseating smell of excrement is unmistakable.’
- ‘Rarely has there been a more nauseating sight in a Scottish newspaper.’
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