Nauseous vs. Nauseated

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What´s the difference between "nauseous" and "nauseated"?

Nauseous vs. Nauseated

Nauseous: sickening to contemplate.
Nauseated: sick to the stomach.

Do not, therefore, say "I feel nauseous," unless you are sure you have that effect on others.

   

Comments

9/20/2007 6:46:45 PM
Dr Mark Dalgleish said:

This is not true. The dictionary definition includes nauseous as feeling sick. Nauseated suggests more to a nauseating agent having caused the symtom of nausea




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