Adjective "queasiness" definition and examples

(Queasiness may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/ˈkwiːzɪnəs/

Definitions and examples

noun

  1. 'My biggest concern was whether I was going to get seasick but the only queasiness I felt was on about day three, when we encountered sea-state seven, with swells up to 8m high bombarding the ship.'
  2. 'This gentle layering of queasiness takes the material and the language of our day and finds it not just self-sufficient, but immensely powerful: it is here, and in other poems like it in this collection, that Robertson is at his best.'

More definitions

1. inclined to or feeling nausea, as the stomach, a person, etc.; nauseous; nauseated.

2. tending to cause nausea; nauseating.

3. uneasy or uncomfortable, as feelings, the conscience, etc.

4. squeamish; excessively fastidious.

More examples(as adjective)

"people can be queasiness about projects."

"people can be queasiness."

Origin

(queasy)