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queasy

quea·sy

queasy

 
 
pronunciation:
kwi zi
part of speech: adjective
inflections: queasier, queasiest
definition 1: feeling nausea.
synonyms:
nauseous, sick
similar words:
bilious, giddy, indisposed, out of sorts, sickish, upset, woozy
definition 2: frequently nauseated; tending toward nausea.
a queasy stomach
synonyms:
squeamish
similar words:
delicate, irritable, nervous, sensitive, temperamental
definition 3: ill at ease; unsure; uneasy.
I'm queasy about criticizing her.
synonyms:
ill at ease, uneasy, unsure
similar words:
anxious, nervous, uncertain, uncomfortable, upset
derivations: queasily (adv.), queasiness (n.)