One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Affected with nausea by the motion of a train.
nauseous, nauseated, bilious, sickView synonyms
- ‘He'd been pretending to be trainsick for the past five minutes now.’
- ‘Children who get dizzy and nauseated in the car are also prone to becoming seasick, trainsick, airsick, and sick on amusement park rides.’
- ‘And what would you do if there was someone who got trainsick?’
- ‘At Winnipeg we were forced to lay over for two days as my father, who had been quite seasick, became trainsick and had to have a rest.’
- ‘Except possibly for trainsick, not ordinary vocabulary for second-graders who don't play trapball.’
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