dyspeptic








adjective Also dys·pep·ti·cal.

  1. pertaining to, subject to, or suffering from dyspepsia.
  2. gloomy, pessimistic, and irritable.

noun

  1. a person subject to or suffering from dyspepsia.

adjective Also: dyspeptical

  1. relating to or suffering from dyspepsia
  2. irritable

noun

  1. a person suffering from dyspepsia
adj.

1690s, from Greek dyspeptos “hard to digest,” from dys- “bad” (see dys-) + peptos “digested,” from peptein “digest” (see cook (n.)).

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