from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Disturbed digestion; indigestion.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A generic term for mild disorders of digestion, characterised by stomach pain, discomfort, heartburn and nausea, often following a meal.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- A kind of indigestion; a state of the stomach in which its functions are disturbed, without the presence of other diseases, or, if others are present, they are of minor importance. Its symptoms are loss of appetite, nausea, heartburn, acrid or fetid eructations, a sense of weight or fullness in the stomach, etc.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Impaired power of digestion.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a disorder of digestive function characterized by discomfort or heartburn or nausea
Latin, from Greek duspepsiā : dus-, dys- + -pepsiā, digestion.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From dys- + pepsin + -ia (Wiktionary)