Queasy - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈkwiːzi|  American pronunciation of the word queasy
Brit.  |ˈkwiːzi|  British pronunciation of the word queasy

adjective

- causing or able to cause nausea (syn: loathsome, nauseating, nauseous, noisome, offensive, sickening, vile)
- feeling nausea; feeling about to vomit (syn: nauseated, nauseous, sick, sickish)
- causing or fraught with or showing anxiety (syn: anxious, nervous, uneasy, unquiet)

Examples

The boat ride made me a little queasy.

She complained of a queasy stomach.

He feels queasy about taking the test.

She had the queasy feeling that she was being watched.

She is feeling slightly queasy in the mornings.

The sea got rougher, and I began to feel queasy.

Many Democrats felt queasy about the issue.

She had a queasy feeling in her stomach.

Word forms

adjective
comparative: queasier
superlative: queasiest
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