digestible

adjective

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

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web For example, implementing a one-click buying option helps speed up the checkout process, and buy now pay later (BNPL) options encourage shoppers to follow through with purchases by offering a more digestible payment option. Quora, Forbes, 10 Nov. 2022 Although change is inevitable, big switches will happen at a much slower, more digestible pace during this time, which may save all of us a lot of turmoil. Elizabeth Gulino, refinery29.com, 23 Aug. 2022 Oura excels in feeding you complex information about your health trends in more digestible, actionable bits. Corey Gaskin, Ars Technica, 30 Apr. 2022 Another one of Hehir’s tactics entails breaking down an intimidating task — say, running 4:55 pace for 26.2 miles — into more digestible bites. Outside Online, 7 Apr. 2021 The reactors shred those long carbon strands in a matter of seconds to create short carbon strands that are easily digestible by soil organisms. Erik Kobayashi-solomon, Forbes, 10 Oct. 2022 Directed by Karen Maine, Rosaline recasts the story of its eponymous character as a digestible coming-of-age narrative and injects her with the outspoken but diluted feminist spirit of modern Disney heroines. Lovia Gyarkye, The Hollywood Reporter, 11 Oct. 2022 Social media posts and digestible podcast episodes invite even those whose attention feels fragmented to pause. Amy Cannon, Smithsonian Magazine, 5 Oct. 2022 The opera is known for its six-hour running time, but the piece the DuPage Symphony Orchestra has chosen samples highlights of the opera in a more digestible 12-minute performance. Jeff Banowetz, Chicago Tribune, 5 Oct. 2022 See More

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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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Cite this Entry

“Digestible.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/digestible. Accessed 9 Dec. 2022.

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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