Grammar: Nauseated, Nauseous or Just Plain Sick?


Writers like to use the most effective, colorful word to describe something. For instance, instead of “sick to her stomach” or “upset stomach,” we like to use “nauseated.” Well, actually, many of us like to use “nauseous,” but that misuse makes my stomach hurt! “Nauseated” and “nauseous” are two different, not-interchangeable words. And yet many … [Read more…]