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nau·se·ate

nauseate

 
 
pronunciation:
naw si eIt [or] naw zi eIt
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: nauseates, nauseating, nauseated
definition 1: to upset the stomach of (a person or animal), often to the point of causing vomiting; cause nausea in.
The sight of blood nauseates some people.The roller coaster ride nauseated her.
similar words:
sicken, turn, unsettle, upset
definition 2: to cause disgust or repugnance in.
The child pornography nauseated the detective, who had three young daughters himself.She read about the treatment of the victims, and the thought of such cruelty nauseated her.
synonyms:
disgust, offend, repel, sicken
similar words:
appall, cloy, incense, outrage, repulse, revolt, shock, turn
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derivation: nauseating (adj.)