Definition of morning sickness in English:

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morning sickness

Pronunciation: /ˈmôrniNG ˌsiknis/


Nausea in pregnancy, typically occurring in the first few months. Despite its name, the nausea can affect pregnant women at any time of day.
Example sentences
  • Surging hormones, however, have long been blamed for women's morning sickness and other pregnancy side effects.
  • About two-thirds of pregnant women suffer from morning sickness, which can actually last all day and night!
  • Ginger syrup is a traditional remedy for morning sickness in early pregnancy.

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Syllabification: morn·ing sick·ness

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