Definition of motion sickness in English:

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motion sickness

Pronunciation: /ˈmōSHən ˌsiknis/

noun

Nausea caused by motion, especially by traveling in a vehicle.
Example sentences
  • Travel sickness, or motion sickness, is an unpleasant, temporary disturbance of your sense of balance and equilibrium that occurs while travelling by sea, road or air.
  • Some of the antihistamines are also used to prevent motion sickness, nausea, vomiting, and dizziness.
  • For some reason, migraines, hangovers, motion sickness, and acute mountain sickness have very similar symptoms.

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Syllabification: mo·tion sick·ness

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