Definition of Indigestible

1. Adjective. Digested with difficulty.




Definition of Indigestible

1. a. Not digestible; not readily soluble in the digestive juices; not easily convertible into products fitted for absorption.

Definition of Indigestible

1. Adjective. Difficult or impossible to digest. ¹

2. Adjective. (context: by extension) Difficult to accept; unpalatable. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Indigestible

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Indigestible

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indigens
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indigently
indigents
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indigestibility
indigestible (current term)
indigestibleness
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indiglucin
indign

Literary usage of Indigestible

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1. Biological Bulletin by Marine Biological Laboratory (Woods Hole, Mass.) (1916)
"Introduction Reactions to Chemically Insoluble indigestible Substances 304 Carbon 304 Glass 308 Graphite 311 Silicic Acid ..."

2. A Layman's Handbook of Medicine: With Special Reference to Social Workers by Richard Clarke Cabot (1916)
"Very little is known about the so-called " indigestible foods." indigestible food represents the idiosyncrasies of the individual, not wholly but mostly. ..."

3. The Retrospect of Medicine by William Braithwaite (1870)
"Cases are familiarly known, both in domestic annals and among the profession, of indigestible substances having. been swallowed and subsequently evacuated ..."

4. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"The former of these commonly arises from the presence in the alimentary canal of some indigestible matter, which not only excites spasmodic contraction of ..."

5. The Annual of Scientific Discovery, Or, Year-book of Facts in Science and Art by David Ames Wells, George Bliss, Samuel Kneeland, John Trowbridge, Charles Robert Cross (1861)
"Hence we should infer that a substance was digestible or indigestible just in proportion to the provision that is made for its reduction to the standard of ..."

6. Annual of Scientific Discovery: Or, Year-book of Facts in Science and Art by David Ames Wells, George Bliss, Samuel Kneeland, John Trowbridge, Wm Ripley Nichols, Charles R Cross (1861)
"... infer that ¡i substance was digestible or indigestible jnst in proportion to the provi.-ion ilia: is made for its reduction to the stami healthy chyle; ..."

7. The London Medical Gazette (1834)
"A female who is subject to hysterical attacks eats something of an indigestible nature, and in consequence has an attack of hysteria, or else some strong ..."

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