di·gest·ible | \ -ˈjes-tə-bəl \

Definition of digestible 

: capable of being digested

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The reason why this show is so digestible in the dark reality of it is because there is the comedy. Mike Bloom, The Hollywood Reporter, "'GLOW' Stars Wrestle With Inclusion and Satire Through Stereotypes," 5 July 2018 Ant-Man and the Wasp completes its full arc in a smooth 36, give or take, along with a comfortably digestible two-hour run time. Angela Watercutter, WIRED, "Ant-Man and the Wasp and the Importance of Small Stories in Big Universes," 5 July 2018 My mother sat me down and agreed with me that Pa had been very wrong in his actions, and then gave me a digestible, child-sized explanation of 19th-century child-raising norms. Constance Grady, Vox, "Laura Ingalls Wilder’s Little House books are beautiful. They are also filled with racism.," 26 June 2018 Rhythm Nation was Janet’s mission statement, a militant call to action that proved pop music can in fact be both boldly political and digestible for a massive mainstream audience. Bianca Gracie, Billboard, "What She's Done for Us: The Essential Guide to Janet Jackson's Career," 17 May 2018 Is a big part of your job picking through all that and giving the pitchers the most important or digestible pieces? Todd Rosiak, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Get To Know Q&A: Pitching coach Derek Johnson an anonymous but integral part of Brewers," 19 June 2018 Instead, Riley has slipped his radicalism into a lively, digestible, and a bit devious package. Joseph Bien-kahn, WIRED, "Radical As Ever, Boots Riley Takes On the Tech Boom," 4 July 2018 Medics are also starting the youths on easily digestible foods and shakes to gradually build up their strength. James Hookway, WSJ, "Difficult Decision Looms on Rescuing Thai Boys From Cave," 4 July 2018 At the core of each Pixar movie is a gleaming, digestible message — often multiple. refinery29.com, "The Subtle Reason Why Pixar Movies Differ From The Disney Classics Of Yore," 15 June 2018

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14th century, in the meaning defined above

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di·gest·ible | \ dī-ˈjes-tə-bəl , də- \

Kids Definition of digestible

: possible to digest


di·gest·ible | \ -ˈjes-tə-bəl \

Medical Definition of digestible 

: capable of being digested

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