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Definition of nauseate verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    nauseate

     verb
    verb
    NAmE//ˈnɔziˌeɪt//
     
    , NAmE//ˈnɔʒiˌeɪt//
     
    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they nauseate
     
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    he / she / it nauseates
     
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    past simple nauseated
     
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    -ing form nauseating
     
     
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  1. 1nauseate somebody to make someone feel that they want to vomit The smell of meat nauseates me.
  2. 2nauseate somebody to make someone feel disgusted synonym revolt, sicken I was nauseated by the violence in the movie.
 
adjective a nauseating smell his nauseating behavior
nauseatingly
 
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See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: nauseate