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dyspeptic

[ dis-pep-tik ]
/ dɪsˈpɛp tɪk /
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adjective Also dys·pep·ti·cal.
pertaining to, subject to, or suffering from dyspepsia.
gloomy, pessimistic, and irritable.
noun
a person subject to or suffering from dyspepsia.
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Origin of dyspeptic

1685–95; dys- + Greek peptikós pertaining to digestion, equivalent to pept(ós) digested (pep- cook, digest + -tos past participle suffix) + -ikos-ic

OTHER WORDS FROM dyspeptic

dys·pep·ti·cal·ly, adverbnon·dys·pep·tic, adjectivenon·dys·pep·ti·cal, adjectivenon·dys·pep·ti·cal·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for dyspeptic

dyspeptic
/ (dɪsˈpɛptɪk) /

adjective Also: dyspeptical
relating to or suffering from dyspepsia
irritable
noun
a person suffering from dyspepsia

Derived forms of dyspeptic

dyspeptically, adverb
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