nauseous etymology

English word nauseous comes from English nausea, English -ous, English nauseosus

Detailed word origin of nauseous

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
nausea English (eng) A feeling of illness or discomfort in the digestive system, usually characterized by a strong urge to vomit.. Motion sickness.. Strong dislike or disgust.
-ous English (eng) (chemistry) Used in chemical nomenclature to name chemical compounds in which a specified chemical element has a lower oxidation number than in the equivalent compound whose name ends in the suffix -ic. For example sulphuric acid (H2SO4) has more oxygen atoms per molecule than sulphurous acid (H2SO3). See Inorganic nomenclature.. Used to form adjectives from nouns, to denote possession or [...]
nauseosus English (eng)
nauseous English (eng) (sometimes, proscribed) Afflicted with nausea; sick.. Causing nausea; sickening or disgusting.

Words with the same origin as nauseous

Descendants of -ous
analogy courageous delirious gorge gorgeous murderous outrageous poisonous spontaneous