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dyspeptic

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Etymology

First attested in 1694. From Ancient Greek δύσπεπτος (duspeptos), difficult to digest) < δυσ- (dus-), bad) + πέπτω (peptō), I digest).

Pronunciation

Adjective

dyspeptic (comparative more, superlative -)

Positive
dyspeptic

Comparative
more

Superlative
-

  1. (not comparable) Of, relating to, or having dyspepsia or indigestion.
  2. (comparable) Irritable or morose.

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Translations

Noun

Singular
dyspeptic

Plural
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  1. A dyspeptic person.

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Translations

  • Polish: dyspeptyk m., cierpiący na niestrawność

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