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seasick Syllabification: sea·sick
Pronunciation: /ˈsēˌsik/

Definition of seasick in English:


Suffering from sickness or nausea caused by the motion of a ship at sea.
Example sentences
  • Though a good general, Medina Sidonia had never been to sea before and when he did get on board his ship, he got seasick.
  • I get seasick, air-sick and used to get terribly car-sick as a child.
  • For example, a person on a boat who starts to feel seasick should immediately watch the horizon.


Pronunciation: /ˈsēˌsiknəs/
Example sentences
  • I hated the whole journey there, complaining first of seasickness, then sickness of riding my horse, and finally just plain sickness of travelling.
  • I also began to throw up because of seasickness.
  • And don't let seasickness put you off travelling.

Words that rhyme with seasick

airsick • basic
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