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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A symptom consisting of the involuntary expulsion of air from the nose.

Usage examples (30)
  • Also called sternutation, sneezing is the body’s way of removing an irritation from your nose.
  • That means as many as 150 commuters can be sickened by one uncovered sternutation.
  • They did the counting loudly, so as to be heard over the sound of my sternutation.
  • Lateral sternutation is the kind of modest health reform all Americans ought to be able to get behind. for more
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