indigestible

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adjective in·di·gest·ible \-ˈjes-tə-bəl\

Definition of indigestible

  1. :  not digestible :  not easily digested

indigestibility

play \-ˌjes-tə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun

indigestible

noun

Examples of indigestible in a sentence

  1. Their presentation was an indigestible mass of information.

Origin and Etymology of indigestible

Middle English, from Late Latin indigestibilis, from Latin in- + Late Latin digestibilis digestible


First Known Use: 15th century


INDIGESTIBLE Defined for English Language Learners

indigestible

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adjective in·di·gest·ible \-ˈjes-tə-bəl\

Definition of indigestible for English Language Learners

  • : not capable of being used in the body as food

  • : difficult to understand : complicated or confusing


INDIGESTIBLE Defined for Kids

indigestible

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adjective in·di·gest·ible \ˌin-dī-ˈje-stə-bəl, -də-\

Definition of indigestible for Students

  1. :  not capable of being broken down and used by the body as food :  not easy to digest <indigestible seeds>


Medical Dictionary

indigestible

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adjective in·di·gest·ible \ˌin-(ˌ)dī-ˈjes-tə-bəl, -də-\

Medical Definition of indigestible

  1. :  not digestible :  not easily digested <a diet with much indigestible fiber>

indigestibility

\-ˌjes-tə-ˈbil-ət-ē\play noun plural

indigestibilities


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