digestible

adjective

di·​gest·​ible dī-ˈje-stə-bəl How to pronounce digestible (audio)
də-
: capable of being digested

Examples of digestible in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web All eight episodes are organized into discrete, digestible topics, whether an event (Carmichael attends the Emmys, Carmichael takes a road trip with his dad) or a person (two friends less camera-shy than Burnham, one from childhood and one from comedy, each get a spotlight). Alison Herman, Variety, 29 Mar. 2024 This enzyme breaks down the lactose sugar into two smaller, digestible components. USA TODAY, 31 Jan. 2024 That’s partly because the short videos are easily digestible by consumers and partly because marketing on the platform is relatively inexpensive for smaller brands. Julie Creswell, New York Times, 22 Mar. 2024 This creates records that are less digestible and at times missing information. Dave Boucher, Detroit Free Press, 17 Mar. 2024 Relevant visuals make your guest post more eye-catching and digestible. Jon Stojan, The Arizona Republic, 8 Mar. 2024 Keep this information accessible, auditable, digestible, and timely. Daniel Foster, National Review, 30 Nov. 2023 By walking students through this sort of information using AI and aggregating the results in a manner readily digestible by counselors, the impact of the time student and counselors are able to spend together can be greatly enhanced. Ray Ravaglia, Forbes, 26 Feb. 2024 Acrobat users can also ask the chatbot to consolidate and format information into digestible copy for emails, reports, presentations, and more. Jess Weatherbed, The Verge, 20 Feb. 2024

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Word History

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of digestible was in the 14th century

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“Digestible.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/digestible. Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

Kids Definition

digestible

adjective
di·​gest·​ible dī-ˈjes-tə-bəl How to pronounce digestible (audio)
də-
: capable of being digested
digestibility
-ˌjes-tə-ˈbil-ət-ē
noun

Medical Definition

digestible

adjective
di·​gest·​ible -ˈjes-tə-bəl How to pronounce digestible (audio)
: capable of being digested

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