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verb [transitive]     nauseate pronunciation in British English
/ˈnɔːzieɪt/    nauseate pronunciation in British English
/ˈnɔːsieɪt/
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present tense
I/you/we/theynauseate
he/she/itnauseates
present participlenauseating
past tensenauseated
past participlenauseated
  1. 1
    to make someone feel as if they are going to vomit. The more usual phrase for this is to make someone feel sick

    The smell nauseated her.

  2. 2
    to make someone feel upset

    It nauseates me to think that he has profited from this.

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