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 for queasy
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
        vomit; qualmish.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. Fastidious; squeamish; delicate; easily disturbed;
        unsettled; ticklish. " A queasy question." --Shak.
        [1913 Webster]
  
              Some seek, when queasy conscience has its qualms.
                                                    --Cowper.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  queasy
      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,
         unquiet]

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,
     worried
  
  

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015) :

  QUEASY
  
     An early system on the IBM 701.
  
     [Listed in CACM 2(5):16 (May 1959)].
  
     (1995-01-25)
  

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