dyspepsy

[ dis-pep-shuh, -see-uh ]SEE DEFINITION OF dyspepsy
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DYSPEPSY

Beriah's bad enough when he's got nothin' the matter with him but dyspepsy.

He allows ye ain't got no ague; it's jest wind and dyspepsy.

Besides, they eat them unhealthy oysters and Charlotte rooshes, and such like: no wonder so many people get the dyspepsy.

The past rushed back on me—the familiar feel of the knife almost banished my dyspepsy—I lived—I breathed—I vas a oysterman again.

The poor Dyspepsy's eager grasp at beatification relaxed: he went underground again.

Pickles and hot biscuit and cheese—and groaning all the time, and saying nobody knowed what dyspepsy was till they'd had it.

Cal'late he took Hannah 'cause he knew ice cream and peanuts don't agree with her dyspepsy and so he wouldn't have to buy any.

Now, it's enuf to give any party the dyspepsy to have such a set of bran-bread, free-luv, long-haired set of fellers in it.

You're a tough old bird, cooky; maybe you'll give 'em dyspepsy, so they won't care for the rest of us.

The Dyspepsy had bought his philosophy at a heavy price; he had a right to use it.

WORD ORIGIN

1706, from Late Latin dyspepsia or a back-formation from dyspeptic (q.v.). Its opposite is eupepsia.

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nounupset stomach
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