Definition of indigestible
: not digestible : not easily digested
indigestibilityplay \ˌin-(ˌ)dī-ˌje-stə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun
Examples of indigestible in a Sentence
Their presentation was an indigestible mass of information.
Recent Examples of indigestible from the Web
The place has pictures of the food on the menu board, which usually is a harbinger of indigestible things.
In the United States, products that feature added fiber include yogurt, orange juice, white bread and artificial sweetener The no-calorie Coca-Cola Plus boasts five grams of indigestible dextrin, a source of dietary fiber, per 470-ml bottle.
DAY 1 Two bags of bottles and roughage (plant material that's indigestible and acts as fiber) are delivered to my desk.
And how much nicer a sentence that is than all that life-ruining piffle about the atopic character of literary space, an indigestible confection that deserves to be tossed from one of Loving’s trains, to languish by the wayside forever.
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Origin and Etymology of indigestible
Middle English, from Late Latin indigestibilis, from Latin in- + Late Latin digestibilis digestible
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
INDIGESTIBLE Defined for English Language Learners
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
Definition of indigestible for Students
: not capable of being broken down and used by the body as food : not easy to digest indigestible seeds
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