dyspeptically, adv.
/dis pep"tik/, adj. Also, dyspeptical.
1. pertaining to, subject to, or suffering from dyspepsia.
2. gloomy, pessimistic, and irritable.
3. a person subject to or suffering from dyspepsia.
[1685-95; DYS- + Gk peptikós pertaining to digestion, equiv. to pept(ós) digested (pep- cook, digest + -tos ptp. suffix) + -ikos -IC]

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