Definition of Queasy

1. Adjective. Causing or able to cause nausea. "A sickening stench"




2. Adjective. Feeling nausea; feeling about to vomit.
Exact synonyms: Nauseated, Nauseous, Sick, Sickish
Similar to: Ill, Sick
Derivative terms: Nausea, Queasiness, Sickness

3. Adjective. Causing or fraught with or showing anxiety. "An unquiet mind"
Exact synonyms: Anxious, Nervous, Uneasy, Unquiet
Similar to: Troubled
Derivative terms: Anxiousness, Nervousness, Nervousness, Queasiness, Uneasiness

Definition of Queasy

1. a. Sick at the stomach; affected with nausea; inclined to vomit; qualmish.

Definition of Queasy

1. Adjective. experiencing or causing nausea or uneasiness, often characterized by an unsettled stomach ¹

2. Adjective. easily troubled; squeamish ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Queasy

1. easily nauseated [adj -SIER, -SIEST] : QUEASILY [adv]

Medical Definition of Queasy

1. 1. Sick at the stomach; affected with nausea; inclined to vomit; qualmish. 2. Fastidious; squeamish; delicate; easily disturbed; unsettled; ticklish. " A queasy question." "Some seek, when queasy conscience has its qualms." (Cowper) Origin: Icel. Kweisa pain; cf. Norw. Kveis sickness after a debauch. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Queasy

qudit
qudits
queach
queaches
queachier
queachy
queal
queane
queans
queasier
queasiest
queasily
queasiness
queasinesses
queasy (current term)
queazen
queazier
queaziest
queazy
quebec
quebec group
quebecol
quebrachamine
quebrachine
quebrachitol
quebrachos
quebrith
qued

Literary usage of Queasy

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Descriptive and Historical Account of Hydraulic and Other Machines for by Thomas Ewbank (1851)
"... it eats nothing, and gives withal an assurance to those partaking of the feast, whose suspicious natures nurse queasy appetites, that the haunch has not ..."

2. Scandinavian Loan-words in Middle English by Erik Björkman (1900)
"490), NE queasy, as far as its etymology is concerned, is a very difficult word. ... Although this may be right, it is curious that the NE form is queasy, ..."

3. Scandinavian Loan-words in Middle English by Erik Björkman (1900)
"490), NE queasy, as far as its etymology is concerned, is a very difficult word. ... Although this may be right, it is curious that the NE form is queasy, ..."

4. A Descriptive and Historical Account of Hydraulic and Other Machines for by Thomas Ewbank (1876)
"... remarks, " it eats nothing, and gives withal an assurance to those partaking of the fi-ast, whose suspicious natures nurse queasy appetites, ..."

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