Definition of seasick in US English:



  • Suffering from sickness or nausea caused by the motion of a ship at sea.

    ‘she felt appallingly seasick on any small craft’
    • ‘It can get pretty rough out there, and you will get seasick.’
    • ‘If you can get seasick, can you also get land sick?’
    • ‘I didn't travel thousands of miles with a seasick infant to enter meekly.’
    • ‘The coolness made her feel a little less seasick.’
    • ‘For example, a person on a boat who starts to feel seasick should immediately watch the horizon.’
    • ‘What if either or both of you get seasick easily?’
    • ‘The beginning scenes suffer from serious judder, which can make viewers seasick if they watch on a big screen.’
    • ‘Bleary opener ‘Analogue Skillet’ starts things on a queasy, seasick note.’
    • ‘On a small ship, he says, ‘even if you're not seasick, you never feel particularly well.’’
    • ‘Nine out of ten of us were seasick and the heads of the ship were just terrible.’
    • ‘I hadn't gotten seasick since I was really little.’
    • ‘This journey was quite rough and several were seasick but we made it.’
    • ‘On her first voyage out East, she remembered being terribly seasick.’
    • ‘By the way, I haven't gotten seasick since I've been here.’
    • ‘Up and down I went, until I thought I might get seasick.’
    • ‘Not only was she seasick, but thick in thinking.’
    • ‘Despite the taunts of a young cabin boy from Brooklyn who told us how seasick we would get, none of the flyers suffered.’
    • ‘Though a good general, Medina Sidonia had never been to sea before and when he did get on board his ship, he got seasick.’
    • ‘Grant was soon seasick, and I fell asleep mid-interview.’
    • ‘I get seasick, air-sick and used to get terribly car-sick as a child.’
    nauseous, nauseated, bilious, sick
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