deranged or impaired digestion; indigestion (opposed to eupepsia).
- Also dys·pep·sy [dis-pep-see]. /dɪsˈpɛp si/.
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How to use dyspepsia in a sentence
The dyspepsia is right, but some of the particulars are off.
Sometimes that dyspepsia took him bad, and when he had one of those spells he'd light out into poetry scandalous.The Belted Seas | Arthur Colton
In winter he is employed keepin' th' cattle fr'm sufferin' his own fate an' writin' testymonyals iv dyspepsia cures.Mr. Dooley Says | Finley Dunne
The singular truth was that they were, one and all, suffering from the pangs of dyspepsia.Stories in Light and Shadow | Bret Harte
Undoubtedly much of the distress known as dyspepsia is due to too hasty meals with consequent lack of proper mastication of food.A Civic Biology | George William Hunter
I went to see a doctor in a nearby town, and he talked learnedly about dyspepsia.The Book of Life: Vol. I Mind and Body; Vol. II Love and Society | Upton Sinclair
British Dictionary definitions for dyspepsia
indigestion or upset stomach
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Scientific definitions for dyspepsia
Difficulty in digesting food; indigestion.
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