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Adjective: nauseating  'no-zee,ey-ting
  1. Causing or able to cause nausea
    "a nauseating smell";
    - nauseous, noisome, queasy, loathsome, offensive, sickening, vile, vomitous [US], loathful [archaic]
Verb: nauseate  'no-zee,eyt
  1. Cause aversion in; offend the moral sense of
    "The pornographic pictures nauseated us";
    - disgust, revolt, sicken
  2. Upset and make nauseated
    "The mould on the food nauseated the diners";
    - sicken, turn one's stomach

See also: gut-wrenching, unwholesome

Type of: disgust, gross out [informal], repel, repulse, revolt

Encyclopedia: Nauseating