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First attested in 1694. From Ancient Greek δύσπεπτος (dúspeptos, difficult to digest), from δυσ- (dus-, bad) +‎ πέπτω (péptō, I digest).

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dyspeptic (comparative more dyspeptic, superlative most dyspeptic)

  1. (pathology, not comparable) Of, relating to, or having dyspepsia or indigestion.
  2. (figuratively, comparable) Irritable or morose.
    Synonyms: bad-tempered, bilious, irritable, morose

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dyspeptic (plural dyspeptics)

  1. A dyspeptic person.

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