dyspeptic dyspeptic

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a person suffering from indigestion
  2. (adj) suffering from dyspepsia
  3. (adj) irritable as if suffering from indigestion

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. That may explain why the famously dyspeptic Scalia has become a merry mainstay on the A-list Washington social circuit of late.
  2. The gentleman was Colonel Louis McHenry Howe wearing his usual high collar, his usual dyspeptic expression.
  3. The actor Johnny Knoxville looked dyspeptic.

News

  • Viewpoints: Heads should roll at PUC after litany of disasters, goofs and negligence

    A refinery explosion earlier this year made Texas an easy target for regulatory mockery, but while many Californians have pointed wagging fingers due east, Texans could rightly wag right back at our own dyspeptic regulatory model of the fox watching the henhouse, the California Public Utilities Commission.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Sacramento Bee

Quotes

  1. "We were dyspeptic jerks who held grudges," Mr. Salter said.
    on Feb 17, 2008 By: Mark Salter Source: New York Times

  2. In 2003, Kristol wrote in The Weekly Standard that neconservatism "is hopeful, not lugubrious; forward-looking, not nostalgic; and its general tone is cheerful, not grim or dyspeptic. Its 20th-century heroes tend to be TR, FDR, and Ronald Reagan."
    on Sep 18, 2009 By: Irving Kristol Source: NPR

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