FBI Director James Comey was quoted this week as saying
“It makes me mildly nauseous to think that we had an impact on the election.”
An intelligent person would say: It makes me nauseated to think…
Though, considering Strunk and White’s Elements of Style…
Nauseous. Nauseated. The first means “sickening to comtemplate”; the second means “sick at the stomach.” Do not, therefore, say “I feel nauseous,” unless you are sure you have that effect on others.
–Strunk and White, Elements of Style
… perhaps he was correct in his choice of words after all.
source (And speaking of nauseating, that’s a link to CBS. Click at your own risk).