stomach

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[StomĀ·ach]

The stomach is the organ of your body kind of a big sac that digests food. We also say people have a stomach for something unpleasant when they can handle it.

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An enlargement, or series of enlargements, in the anterior part of the alimentary canal, in which food is digested; any cavity in which digestion takes place in an animal; a digestive cavity. See Digestion, and Gastric juice, under Gastric.

Noun
an enlarged and muscular saclike organ of the alimentary canal; the principal organ of digestion

Noun
the region of the body of a vertebrate between the thorax and the pelvis

Noun
an appetite for food; "exercise gave him a good stomach for dinner"

Noun
an inclination or liking for things involving conflict or difficulty or unpleasantness; "he had no stomach for a fight"

Verb
put up with something or somebody unpleasant; "I cannot bear his constant criticism"; "The new secretary had to endure a lot of unprofessional remarks"; "he learned to tolerate the heat"; "She stuck out two years in a miserable marriage"

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Verb
bear to eat; "He cannot stomach raw fish"


n.
An enlargement, or series of enlargements, in the anterior part of the alimentary canal, in which food is digested; any cavity in which digestion takes place in an animal; a digestive cavity. See Digestion, and Gastric juice, under Gastric.

n.
The desire for food caused by hunger; appetite; as, a good stomach for roast beef.

n.
Hence appetite in general; inclination; desire.

n.
Violence of temper; anger; sullenness; resentment; willful obstinacy; stubbornness.

n.
Pride; haughtiness; arrogance.

v. t.
To resent; to remember with anger; to dislike.

v. t.
To bear without repugnance; to brook.

v. i.
To be angry.


Stomach

Stom"ach , n. [OE. stomak, F. estomac, L. stomachus, fr. Gr. sto`machos stomach, throat, gullet, fr. sto`ma a mouth, any outlet or entrance.] 1. (Anat.) An enlargement, or series of enlargements, in the anterior part of the alimentary canal, in which food is digested; any cavity in which digestion takes place in an animal; a digestive cavity. See Digestion, and Gastric juice, under Gastric. 2. The desire for food caused by hunger; appetite; as, a good stomach for roast beef. Shak. 3. Hence appetite in general; inclination; desire.
He which hath no stomach to this fight, Let him depart.
4. Violence of temper; anger; sullenness; resentment; willful obstinacy; stubbornness. [Obs.]
Stern was his look, and full of stomach vain.
This sort of crying proceeding from pride, obstinacy, and stomach, the will, where the fault lies, must be bent.
5. Pride; haughtiness; arrogance. [Obs.]
He was a man Of an unbounded stomach.
Stomach pump (Med.), a small pump or syringe with a flexible tube, for drawing liquids from the stomach, or for injecting them into it. -- Stomach tube (Med.), a long flexible tube for introduction into the stomach. -- Stomach worm (Zo'94l.), the common roundworm (Ascaris lumbricoides) found in the human intestine, and rarely in the stomach.

Stomach

Stom"ach, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Stomached ; p. pr. & vb. n. Stomaching.] [Cf. L. stomachari, v.t. & i., to be angry or vexed at a thing.] 1. To resent; to remember with anger; to dislike. Shak.
The lion began to show his teeth, and to stomach the affront.
The Parliament sit in that body . . . to be his counselors and dictators, though he stomach it.
2. To bear without repugnance; to brook. [Colloq.]

Stomach

Stom"ach, v. i. To be angry. [Obs.] Hooker.

An enlargement, or series of enlargements, in the anterior part of the alimentary canal, in which food is digested; any cavity in which digestion takes place in an animal; a digestive cavity. See Digestion, and Gastric juice, under Gastric.

To resent; to remember with anger; to dislike.

To be angry.

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Usage Examples

I'd do pretty much anything to get back on stage. I'd like to develop a new musical. I nearly had a heart attack when I heard that they're developing John Waters' Cry-Baby because that is so amazing and super and wonderful and I wish that I could be involved. But it's not the right time and I understand that. But I hear things like that and I get that little tingle in my stomach.

Business underlies everything in our national life, including our spiritual life. Witness the fact that in the Lord's Prayer, the first petition is for daily bread. No one can worship God or love his neighbor on an empty stomach.

People who have tried it, tell me that a clear conscience makes you very happy and contented but a full stomach does the business quite as well, and is cheaper, and more easily obtained.

The truth does not change according to our ability to stomach it.

It's a huge change for your body. You don't even want to look in the mirror after you've had a baby, because your stomach is just hanging there like a Shar-Pei.

If your stomach disputes you, lie down and pacify it with cool thoughts.

Hunger and fear are the only realities in dog life: an empty stomach makes a fierce dog.

Edible substances evoke the secretion of thick, concentrated saliva. Why? The answer, obviously, is that this enables the mass of food to pass smoothly through the tube leading from the mouth into the stomach.

Indigestion is charged by God with enforcing morality on the stomach.

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Other Usage Examples

In the Lord's Prayer, the first petition is for daily bread. No one can worship God or love his neighbor on an empty stomach.

An empty stomach is not a good political adviser.

I like to feel the butterflies in the stomach, I like to go home and have a restless night and wonder how I'm going to be able to accomplish this feat, get jittery. That hunger and those butterflies in the stomach are very essential for all creative people.

Part of my training was learning how to refer patients to cardiologists for heart problems, gastroenterologists for stomach issues, and rheumatologists for joint pain. Given that most physicians were trained this way, it's no wonder that the average Medicare patient has six doctors and is on five different medications.

One thing that happens when you're pregnant is that as your stomach starts to stretch. It itches! So I have to keep my belly really lubricated. Every morning, there's a buttering ceremony after I get out of the shower. It's really like basting a turkey with body butter.

Even as a kid, I never liked breakfast. I just don't like to eat then. I like to get up and work. I think sticking a whole bunch of carbohydrates in your stomach in the morning is probably the worst way to begin the day.

Peace in the head, peace in the stomach.

As a politician, you have to deal with someone wanting you to fail every day. I think I prefer being in a situation where generally people are rooting for me, and if they aren't rooting for me, they aren't out there to see my downfall. I respect the people who have the stomach for it.

After I had the Caesarean, I was told I had really strong stomach muscles and so would heal very quickly. And I did. I was up walking about within three hours. Six days after having her, I was out shopping and shortly after that I made it to David Walliams' wedding.

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