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MOTION SICKNESS

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does motion sickness mean? 

MOTION SICKNESS (noun)
  The noun MOTION SICKNESS has 1 sense:

1. the state of being dizzy or nauseated because of the motions that occur while traveling in or on a moving vehicle

  Familiarity information: MOTION SICKNESS used as a noun is very rare.


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MOTION SICKNESS (noun)


Sense 1motion sickness [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The state of being dizzy or nauseated because of the motions that occur while traveling in or on a moving vehicle

Classified under:

Nouns denoting stable states of affairs

Synonyms:

kinetosis; motion sickness

Hypernyms ("motion sickness" is a kind of...):

ailment; complaint; ill (an often persistent bodily disorder or disease; a cause for complaining)

nausea; sickness (the state that precedes vomiting)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "motion sickness"):

air sickness; airsickness (motion sickness experienced while traveling by air (especially during turbulence))

car sickness (motion sickness experienced while traveling in a car)

mal de mer; naupathia; seasickness (motion sickness experienced while traveling on water)


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