Definition of Motion sickness

1. Noun. The state of being dizzy or nauseated because of the motions that occur while traveling in or on a moving vehicle.

Exact synonyms: Kinetosis
Generic synonyms: Ailment, Complaint, Ill, Nausea, Sickness
Specialized synonyms: Air Sickness, Airsickness, Car Sickness, Mal De Mer, Naupathia, Seasickness



Definition of Motion sickness

1. Noun. A feeling of nausea or dizziness caused by being in a moving vehicle such as a ship or car. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Motion sickness

1. A disturbance of the inner ear that is caused by repeated motion (for example sea sickness, car sickness). Common symptoms include nausea, vomiting and vertigo. (27 Sep 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Motion Sickness

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Literary usage of Motion sickness

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1. A Traveler's Guide to the Galapagos Islands by Barry Boyce (2004)
"Generally, if you don't take anything for motion sickness, there's no reason to do so in ... The patch typically lasts 3 days and, like most motion sickness ..."

2. Health Information for International Travel (1994) by DIANE Publishing Company (1995)
"motion sickness Travelers with a history of motion sickness or sea sickness can attempt to avoid symptoms by taking anti-motion-sickness pills or ..."

3. Health Information for International Travel by DIANE Publishing Company (1996)
"motion sickness Travelers with a history of motion sickness or sea sickness can attempt to avoid symptoms by taking anti-motion-sickness pills or ..."

4. Capital (1888)
"motion sickness : ear by swallowing. Elderly persons also travel well by air if they are free from any significant organic disease and old age itself is no ..."

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