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stomach-turning

Syllabification: stom·ach-turn·ing

Definition of stomach-turning in English:

adjective

Causing a feeling of nausea or disgust: large, stomach-turning photographs
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  • Some demonstrators hand out "vomit bags" to the show's visitors, suggesting that the exhibition will prove stomach-turning.
  • It is stomach-turning to realise that my parents, my pillars of strength and support, are victims of my wrongdoing.
  • They've dealt with the stomach-turning mess, the wet insulation, and the dank smell that permeated their home in the days after the flood.

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