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[IP] Re: nausea

From: "jhughey" <email @ redacted>
>>Glad you said nauseated (sick to stomach) instead of nauseous (disgusting).

Actually, nauseous also means sick to stomach.  Here is a definition 
from Merriam-Webster (m-w.com):

1:  causing nausea or disgust:  nauseating
2:  affected with nausea or disgust
usage:  Those who insist that nauseous can properly be used only in 
sense 1 and that in sense 2 it is an error for nauseated are 
mistaken.  Current evidence shows these facts:  nauseous is most 
frequently used to mean physically affected with nausea, usually 
after a linking verb such as feel or become; figurative use is quite 
a bit less frequent.  Use of nauseous in sense 1 is much more often 
figurative than literal, and this use appears to be losing ground to 
nauseating.  Nauseated is used more widely than nauseous in sense 2.

Cindy, mom to 16 y/o Noah, dx age 9, pumping since 6/99
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