Dyspeptic



[dis-pep-tik] /dɪsˈpɛp tɪk/

adjective, Also, dyspeptical
1.
pertaining to, subject to, or suffering from .
2.
gloomy, pessimistic, and irritable.
noun
3.
a person subject to or suffering from .
/dɪsˈpɛptɪk/
adjective
1.
relating to or suffering from dyspepsia
2.
irritable
noun
3.
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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