adjective Also dys·pep·ti·cal.
- pertaining to, subject to, or suffering from .
- gloomy, pessimistic, and irritable.
- a person subject to or suffering from .
adjective Also: dyspeptical
- relating to or suffering from dyspepsia
- a person suffering from dyspepsia
1690s, from Greek dyspeptos “hard to digest,” from dys- “bad” (see ) + peptos “digested,” from peptein “digest” (see (n.)).