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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Queasy \Quea"sy\, a. [Icel. kweisa pain; cf. Norw. kveis
sickness after a debauch.]
1. Sick at the stomach; affected with nausea; inclined to
2. Fastidious; squeamish; delicate; easily disturbed;
unsettled; ticklish. " A queasy question." --Shak.
Some seek, when queasy conscience has its qualms.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
adj 1: causing or able to cause nausea; "a nauseating smell";
"nauseous offal"; "a sickening stench" [syn:
nauseating, nauseous, noisome, queasy,
loathsome, offensive, sickening, vile]
2: feeling nausea; feeling about to vomit [syn: nauseated,
nauseous, queasy, sick, sickish]
3: causing or fraught with or showing anxiety; "spent an anxious
night waiting for the test results"; "cast anxious glances
behind her"; "those nervous moments before takeoff"; "an
unquiet mind" [syn: anxious, nervous, queasy, uneasy,
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
46 Moby Thesaurus words for "queasy":
airsick, apprehensive, barfy, bilious, carsick, difficult,
discomfited, doubtable, doubtful, dubious, finical, finicking,
finicky, finikin, fishy, fuss-budgety, fussy, groggy,
hard to please, hesitant, ill, ill at ease, indecisive, nauseated,
nauseous, nervous, open, pawky, pernickety, persnickety,
precarious, pukish, puky, qualmish, qualmy, queer, seasick, shady,
sick, squeamish, troubled, uncomfortable, uneasy, unsettled, woozy,
From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015) :
An early system on the IBM 701.
[Listed in CACM 2(5):16 (May 1959)].
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