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  • n. Plural form of dyspeptic.


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  • Even less, however, can I see a reason to let the dyspeptics have a go at running the country.

    America Disgruntlement Syndrome

  • Paraguay, across from the Medicine Pavilion with its harlequined maps of anatomy, bread made with seawater for dyspeptics, and twin exhibits: “A Curious Case of Sweating” and “Chest Development Due to Gymnastics.”

    The Voluptuous Dancing Girls of Egypt

  • Colorado is considered the finest in North America, and consumptives, asthmatics, dyspeptics, and sufferers from nervous diseases, are here in hundreds and thousands, either trying the

    A Lady's Life in the Rocky Mountains

  • But I think that, in many ways, not using laugh tracks is misguided purism -- the networks bowing to the complaints of TV critics and other dyspeptics, and forgetting the good reasons why the laugh track was invented.

    Bring Back the Laugh Track!

  • But I do say this: unless a man can talk of his trouble as cleverly as Carlyle -- and some of the choice dyspeptics I know can almost do that -- I want them not to talk at all.

    From a Girl's Point of View

  • I dare say I know plenty of women dyspeptics, as long as dyspepsia is said to be our national ailment, but if I do I never hear them talk about it.

    From a Girl's Point of View

  • I really do feel sorry for dyspeptics when I read a thing like that.

    From a Girl's Point of View

  • Fish is less stimulating than meat, and is thus valuable as a food for invalids and dyspeptics.

    A Practical Physiology

  • I am certain, that, were George Cruikshank or Dicky Doyle to come this way and give a pictorial history of a tour through the States, somewhat after the immortal Brown, Jones, and Robinson pattern, the Americans would be in a better temper with their brothers in Old England than after reading some long spun-out book of travels by brainless Cockneys or cynical dyspeptics.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 15, No. 87, January, 1865

  • It is peculiarly suited to dyspeptics, from its direct action upon the abdominal viscera, the contents of which are stimulated by the continued agitation and succussion, consequent on the motion in riding.

    Hygienic Physiology : with Special Reference to the Use of Alcoholic Drinks and Narcotics


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