Eupeptic

Eupeptic

yo͞oˈpeptik

Adjective

  • Relating to or having good digestion or a consequent air of healthy good spirits.

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Example Sentences

“This eupeptic tea will help your stomach settle.”

“My grandmother swears by the eupeptic properties of her chicken and dumplings.”

“The dinner party left everyone in a eupeptic state all throughout the next week.”

Word Origin

Greek, late 17th century

Why this word?

Does “eupeptic” sound familiar? That’s probably because it shares a root with “pepsin,” a substance that helps digestion. The Greek “peptein” means “to digest” — that’s also where Pepto Bismol, a stomach-soothing medication, gets its name.

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