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Eupeptic

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Eupeptic Of or pertaining to good digestion; easy of digestion; having a good digestion; as, eupeptic food; an eupeptic man. "Wrapt in lazy eupeptic fat."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • eupeptic Having good digestion: opposed to dyspeptic.
    • eupeptic Easy of digestion.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Eupeptic having good digestion
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr.
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr. eupepsia—eu, well, pepsis, digestion—peptein, to digest.

Usage

In literature:

The cheerful, eupeptic countenance of the latter was clouded with care.
"The Moon Endureth--Tales and Fancies" by John Buchan
I envied them their eupeptic calm.
"Seven Men" by Max Beerbohm
The mutton-eater is eupeptic.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 17, No. 101, March, 1866" by Various
Vast, eupeptic, assimilative, generous, adaptable, the Chief Justice typifies the American people in its more permanent characteristics.
"Behind the Mirrors" by Clinton W. Gilbert
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