Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Relating to or having good digestion.
  • adj. Conducive to digestion.
  • adj. Cheerful; happy.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. of or relating to good digestion
  • adj. having good digestion
  • adj. cheerful

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to good digestion; easy of digestion; having a good digestion

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having good digestion: opposed to dyspeptic.
  • Easy of digestion.

Etymologies

From Greek eupeptos : eu-, eu- + peptein, to digest; see pekw- in Indo-European roots.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

Examples

  • I did not sleep much, for I was strung too high with expectation, and I envied Blenkiron his now eupeptic slumbers.

    Greenmantle

  • Clara Cullom ate joyously, with the appreciative discrimination of the clear-skinned, eupeptic human animal.

    The Apples of Hesperides, Kansas

  • A smallish, eupeptic gentleman, he inquired politely if they were bringing any items to Earth for sale.

    Codgerspace

  • -- Being founded upon a rock, it does not care, in its collective capacity, to sit upon rockers, but has an immense series of warehouses, omnivorous and eupeptic, which swallow all manner of tithes, from grain and horseshoes to the less stable commodities of fresh fish and melons, assimilating them by admirable processes into coin of the realm.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 13, No. 78, April, 1864

  • Every chance-comer was instantaneously gauged as dyspeptic or eupeptic, friend or foe.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 14, No. 85, November, 1864

  • Vanquished at last, I went over to visit the eupeptic voyagers.

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 159, July 7th, 1920

  • 'Alas,' says Carlyle, 'what is the loftiest flight of genius, the finest frenzy that ever for moments united Heaven with Earth, to the perennial never-failing joys of a digestive apparatus thoroughly eupeptic?'

    No Animal Food and Nutrition and Diet with Vegetable Recipes

  • Therefore the argument which had sprung up between them during dinner had ended by being not so much a duel as a brawl: and while duels with food are both entertaining and eupeptic, brawls are neither.

    Mrs. Miniver

  • For to-night at least I intend to cherish a vision of myself marching triumphantly down the years, toasting-fork in hand, in person eupeptic and callipygian, on paper brilliant and profound ....

    Try Anything Twice

  • In the long drop of nightdress from shoulder to peeping toes, her hair cascading straight but full of electric fluff to her waist, she was as vibrant and as eupeptic as

    Star-Dust

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