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Good digestion; absence of indigestion.
breaking down, maceration, dissolutionView synonyms
- ‘The spirit of peace and harmony is the fruit of good living and eupepsia.’
- ‘First the food has to be broken up in the mouth, but that is not responsible for pepsis, but rather for eupepsia.’
- ‘He is almost seal-like in his general eupepsia and boundless energy.’
- ‘He possesses what you might call a moral, spiritual eupepsia.’
- ‘A good night's sleep assists eupepsia.’
Early 18th century: from Greek eupepsia, from eupeptos (see eupeptic).
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