naus-, nau-, naut-, -naut, -nautical, -nautics

(Greek: ship; sailor; navigation)

ad nauseam (adverb) (not comparable)
To a sickening, ridiculous, or disgusting degree: Usually a reference to something that goes on and on and on, ad nauseam (to seasickness) or for some people, endlessly or forever.

Ad nauseam suggests that certain actions, speeches, discussions, etc. have reached a point at which they are almost more than anyone can bear!

Henry bragged ad nauseam about the one home run he hit while playing baseball.

Relating to the point of disgust or revulsion.
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Pertaining to a sickened or a disgusted feeling.
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A reference of the abhorrence of something.
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aeronausiphobia (s) (noun), aeronausiphobias (pl)
An abnormal apprehension about being in airplanes or the abhorrence of throwing up because of airsickness: People who have aeronausiphobia are really afraid that they might vomit, or see others regurgitating, and they may also be very nervous about being nauseatedĀ themselves because of flying or of seeing others who are afflicted with the illness.

Someone who has aeronausiphobia is absolutely fearful about the possibility of the plane flying through turbulent air as it rises and drops abruptly which would cause him or her to be overwhelmed and to throw up.

aeronaut (s) (noun), aeronauts (pl)
1. The pilot of a balloon or other lighter-than-air aircraft.
2. A traveler in an airship.
3. A pilot or navigator of a lighter-than-air craft; such as, a balloon.
4. Literally, an "air sailor".
aeronautics (pl) (noun) (a plural functioning as a singular)
1. The design, operation, and construction of aircraft.
2. The theory and practice of aircraft navigation.
3. The science or art of flight through the atmosphere.
aeronautism (s) (noun), aeronautisms (pl)
The practice of ascending and floating in the sky; such as, in a balloon.
aquanaut (s) (noun), aquanauts (pl)
1. Somebody with training and equipment to spend long periods working or swimming underwater.
2. Undersea explorers; especially, those who skin-dive from or who live for an extended period of time in a submerged dwelling.
Argonaut (s) (noun), Argonauts (pl)
1. Classical myth; a member of the band of men who sailed to Colchis with Jason in the ship Argo in search of the Golden Fleece; so, "sailors of the Argo".
2. A person in quest of something dangerous but rewarding; an adventurer.
Argonautic (adjective), (not comparative)
A reference to or pertaining to someone who went to California in 1849 in search of gold.
astronaut (s) (noun), astronauts (pl)
1. Someone who is trained to travel and to perform tasks in space; literally, a "star sailor".
2. A person trained to pilot, navigate, or otherwise participate as a crew member of a spacecraft.
astronautical (adjective) (not comparable)
A reference to traveling in outer space or the science and technology of space flight.
astronautics (pl) (noun) (a plural which is used as singular)
The science and technology of space flight: Astronautics is the traveling beyond the earth's atmosphere, including interplanetary and interstellar areas.
bioastronautic (adjective), more bioastronautic, most bioastronautic
A reference to the study of biological or living organisms and their behavioral, physical, and medical problems related to astronautical space traveling.
bioastronautics (pl) (noun) (plural used as a singular)
The study of the effects of space travel on living organisms and their medical problems.
cosmonaut (s) (noun), cosmonauts (pl)
An astronaut in outer space programs: A cosmonaut is literally, "a sailor of the universe".
cosmonautic (adjective), more cosmonautic, most cosmonautic
A reference to the activities involved with traveling in outer space beyond the earth.