dyspeptic : Definition, Usages, News and More
- 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.
News & Articles
- 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.
June 11, 2013 - The Sacramento Bee
- 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."