Share this entry

Share this page

nauseous

Pronunciation: /ˈnɔːʃəs; ˈnɔːziəs; ˈnɔːsiəs; ˈnɔːz-/

Translation of nauseous in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1.1 (bilious) to feel nauseous sentir* náuseas the mere sight of blood makes me (feel) nauseous me dan náuseas solo de ver sangre
    Example sentences
    • A day later I became nauseous, was vomiting, and I started bumping into the wall - I couldn't walk straight.
    • He had felt nauseous, wanted to vomit and, most distressing, felt he was ‘going mad’ and about to die.
    • Plus, she had been feeling queasy and nauseous.
    1.2 (sickening) [smell/taste/color] nauseabundo
    Example sentences
    • It wasn't that he was afraid of blood, on the contrary, but too much blood, exposed organs, and raw flesh with that nauseous stench could already make him sick.
    • The bonfires can be seen burning at various times throughout the day and night, with the resulting nauseous effluvia blowing towards the two local schools and several housing estates.
    • Those who remain loyal to Franklin survive on nauseous lichen scraped from the arctic rocks, or by boiling their own boots; others resort to cannibalism.
    Example sentences
    • It has every predictable, nauseous feel-good film cliche in it.

Definition of nauseous in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day anoche
adv
last night …
Cultural fact of the day

The Defensor del pueblo is an ombudsman nominated by the Spanish Parliament to defend the rights of citizens against government maladministration. If he upholds a complaint he advises the administration on appropriate compensation. This post, under the same name, also exists in some Latin American countries.