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Word: dyspeptic

Definition: suffering from indigestion; N. dyspepsia: indigestion; difficulty in digesting food


Sentences Containing 'dyspeptic'

So soon as I hear that such or such a man gives himself out for a philosopher, I conclude that, like the dyspeptic old woman, he must have "broken his digester."
This is the reason why most dyspeptic religionists cherish such melancholy notions about their hereafters.

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