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Nasty vs. Nauseating

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Nastyadjective

Dirty, filthy.

Nauseatingadjective

causing disgust, revulsion or loathing

Nastyadjective

Contemptible, unpleasant (of a person).

Nauseatingadjective

causing nausea

Nastyadjective

Objectionable, unpleasant (of a thing); repellent, offensive.

Nauseatingadjective

causing or able to cause nausea;

‘a nauseating smell’; ‘nauseous offal’; ‘a sickening stench’;

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Nastyadjective

Indecent or offensive; obscene, lewd.

Nauseatingadjective

causing or liable to cause a feeling of nausea or disgust; disgusting

‘some nauseating, sentimental ditty’; ‘the stench was nauseating’;

Nastyadjective

Spiteful, unkind.

Nastyadjective

Awkward, difficult to navigate; dangerous.

Nastyadjective

Grave or dangerous (of an accident, illness etc.).

Nastyadjective

Formidable, terrific; wicked.

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Nastynoun

(informal) Something nasty.

‘Processed foods are full of aspartame and other nasties.’; ‘This video game involves flying through a maze zapping various nasties.’;

Nastynoun

Sexual intercourse.

Nastyadjective

Offensively filthy; very dirty, foul, or defiled; disgusting; nauseous.

Nastyadjective

Hence, loosely: Offensive; disagreeable; unpropitious; wet; drizzling; as, a nasty rain, day, sky.

Nastyadjective

Characterized by obscenity; indecent; indelicate; gross; filthy.

Nastyadjective

Vicious; offensively ill-tempered; insultingly mean; spiteful; as, a nasty disposition.

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Nastyadjective

Difficult to deal with; troublesome; as, he fell of his bike and got a nasty bruise on his knee.

Nastyadjective

offensive or even (of persons) malicious;

‘in a nasty mood’; ‘a nasty accident’; ‘a nasty shock’; ‘a nasty smell’; ‘a nasty trick to pull’; ‘Will he say nasty things at my funeral?’;

Nastyadjective

exasperatingly difficult to handle or circumvent;

‘a nasty problem’; ‘a good man to have on your side in a tight situation’;

Nastyadjective

thoroughly unpleasant;

‘filthy (or foul or nasty or vile) weather we're having’;

Nastyadjective

characterized by obscenity;

‘had a filthy mouth’; ‘foul language’; ‘smutty jokes’;

Nastyadjective

disgustingly dirty; filled or smeared with offensive matter;

‘as filthy as a pigsty’; ‘a foul pond’; ‘a nasty pigsty of a room’;

Nastyadjective

very bad or unpleasant

‘plastic bags burn with a nasty, acrid smell’; ‘dad's had a nasty accident’;

Nastyadjective

(of the weather) unpleasantly cold or wet

‘it's a nasty old night’;

Nastyadjective

repugnant to the mind

‘her stories are very nasty, full of murder and violence’;

Nastyadjective

behaving in an unpleasant or spiteful way

‘Harry was a nasty, foul-mouthed old devil’;

Nastyadjective

annoying or unwelcome

‘life has a nasty habit of repeating itself’;

Nastyadjective

damaging or harmful

‘a nasty, vicious-looking hatchet’;

Nastynoun

an unpleasant or harmful person or thing

‘a water conditioner to neutralize chlorine and other nasties’;

Nastynoun

a horror video or film.

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