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nauseating Syllabification: nau·se·at·ing
Pronunciation: /ˈnôzēˌādiNG/

Definition of nauseating in English:


Causing or liable to cause a feeling of nausea or disgust; disgusting: the stench became nauseating some nauseating, sentimental ditty
More example sentences
  • Being rushed to hospital by ambulance can be a nauseating business.
  • Important factual aspects to the plot are meted out in small nuggets of narrative mashed between massive marathons of nauseating nonsense.
  • Rarely has there been a more nauseating sight in a Scottish newspaper.


Pronunciation: /ˈnôzēˌādiNGlē/ /ˈnôZHēˌādiNGlē/
Example sentences
  • The last time I visited Soho's media haunt I was beset by some young filmmakers so nauseatingly full of their own self-importance that I had to walk away from them in mid-gush.
  • And that nauseatingly cloying sentiment is driving me nuts.
  • Only viewers with a taste for nauseatingly violent B-grade comedy will appreciate its well-hidden genius.
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