dyspeptic :

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  • n  a person suffering from indigestion
  • s  suffering from dyspepsia
  • s  irritable as if suffering from indigestion

  • The McCain ads have the slightly sordid quality of an inside joke: Oprah Winfrey called Obama "the One," and McCain's dyspeptic staffers latched on to that moniker, and now there's .
  • That may explain why the famously dyspeptic Scalia has become a merry mainstay on the A-list Washington social circuit of late.
  • I can make soups you've never heard or thought of"Zorba makes the heroes of most modern fiction seem like dyspeptic ghosts.

  • Mark Salter in New York Times
    We were dyspeptic jerks who held grudges,Mr. Salter said.
  • Irving Kristol in NPR
    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."

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