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nauseous (adj.)

c. 1600, "inclined to nausea, easily made queasy" (a sense now obsolete), from nausea + -ous. Sense of "causing nausea or squeamishness" is attested from 1610s. For distinction from nauseated see nauseate. Related: Nauseously; nauseousness.

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Definitions of nauseous

nauseous (adj.)
causing or able to cause nausea;
nauseous offal
Synonyms: nauseating / noisome / queasy / loathsome / offensive / sickening / vile
nauseous (adj.)
feeling nausea; feeling about to vomit;
Synonyms: nauseated / queasy / sick / sickish
From wordnet.princeton.edu