naus-, nau-, naut-, -naut, -nautical, -nautics
(Greek: ship; sailor; navigation)
2. Disgust; deep disgust, loathing; used in literature.
Nausea is a symptom of many conditions, including motion sickness, morning sickness during pregnancy, viral infections, and other diseases. It may also be the result of an adverse effect of many drugs.
In medicine, nausea is a particular problem during a few chemotherapy treatments and following general anesthesia. Nausea is also a common symptom of pregnancy.
While short-term nausea and vomiting are generally harmless, there are times when they may indicate a more serious disease. When associated with prolonged vomiting, it may cause dangerous levels of dehydration.3. Etymology: from Latin nausea, "seasickness"; from Greek nausia, "seasickness, nausea"; from naus, "ship".
2. Etymology: from Greek nausia, "seasickness, nausea, disgust" literally "ship-sickness," from naus, "ship".
Regardless of its etymology, nauseant never seems to have been applied only to seasickness.
2. To feel deep disgust or to make someone have a feeling of it.
2. Descriptive of causing sickness of the stomach; such as, to cause contempt, disgust, loathing, etc. for something or someone: Regrettably, Sharon had to listen to the nauseating story presented to her by her physician.