seasick etymology

English word seasick comes from English sea, English sick

Detailed word origin of seasick

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
sea English (eng) (attributive, in combination) Living or used in or on the sea; of, near, or like the sea.. (figurative) Anything resembling the vastness of the sea.. (planetology) A large, dark plain of rock; a mare.. (planetology) A very large lake of liquid hydrocarbon.. A body of salt water smaller than an ocean, generally forming part of, or connecting with, an ocean or a larger sea.. A lake, especially [...]
sick English (eng) (British, colloquial) vomit.. Sick people in general as a group. (agriculture) Failing to sustain adequate harvests of crop, usually specified.. (chiefly, American) In poor health.. (colloquial) In bad taste.. (colloquial) Mentally unstable, disturbed.. (slang) Very good, excellent, awesome, badass.. Having an urge to vomit.. In poor condition.. Tired of or annoyed by something. (obsolete, [...]
seasick English (eng) Suffering from sickness, nausea or dizziness due to the motion of a ship at sea.