Eupepsia - definition of eupepsia by The Free Dictionary
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eu·pep·si·a (yo͞o-pĕp′sē-ə, -shə)
[Greek, from eupeptos, eupeptic; see eupeptic.]
eupepsia (juːˈpɛpsɪə) ,
(Physiology) physiol good digestion
[C18: from New Latin, from Greek, from eu- + pepsis digestion, from peptein to digest]
eu•pep•sia (yuˈpɛp ʃə, -si ə)
[1700–10; < New Latin < Greek eupepsía
- + péps(is)
digestion (see pepsin
) + -ia -ia
eu•pep′tic (-tɪk) adj.
a condition of good digestion. — eupeptic, adj.See also: Health
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I suppose it exposes my chronic eupepsia
or delusionary optimism but the looking backward occasioned by this first--and probably last--collection of mine has been the source of thankfulness rather than rueful moping.
Whether such blaspheming eupepsia
can survive the 11 September chastisement (and the eschatological consciousness which this chastisement has presumably now engendered, not just among America's certified morons, but perhaps within America's arts nomenklatura also) remains obscure.