indigestible


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in·di·gest·i·ble

 (ĭn′dĭ-jĕs′tə-bəl, -dī-)
adj.
Difficult or impossible to digest: an indigestible meal.

in′di·gest′i·bil′i·ty n.
in′di·gest′i·bly adv.

indigestible

(ˌɪndɪˈdʒɛstəbəl)
adj
1. (Physiology) incapable of being digested or difficult to digest
2. difficult to understand or absorb mentally: an indigestible book.
ˌindiˌgestiˈbility, ˌindiˈgestibleness n
ˌindiˈgestibly adv

in•di•gest•i•ble

(ˌɪn dɪˈdʒɛs tə bəl, -daɪ-)

adj.
not digestible; not easily digested.
[1520–30; < Late Latin]
in`di•gest`i•bil′i•ty, in`di•gest′i•ble•ness, n.
in`di•gest′i•bly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.indigestible - digested with difficulty
inedible, uneatable - not suitable for food
digestible - capable of being converted into assimilable condition in the alimentary canal

indigestible

adjective
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Translations
عَسير الهَضْم
nestravitelný
ufordøjelig
emészthetetlenmegemészthetetlen
ómeltanlegur, tormeltur
nestráviteľný
sindirimi zor

indigestible

[ˌɪndɪˈdʒestəbl] ADJ
1. (= difficult to digest) → indigesto; (= impossible to digest) → no digerible
2. (fig) [book] → árido, difícil de leer; [information, style, writing] → difícil de digerir

indigestible

[ˌɪndɪˈdʒɛstɪbəl] adj
[food] → indigeste
[book, information] → indigeste

indigestible

adj (Med) → unverdaulich; (fig)schwer verdaulich, schwer zu ertragend attror ertragen pred; fried food is very indigestibleGebratenes ist sehr schwer verdaulich

indigestible

[ˌɪndɪˈdʒɛstəbl] adj (food) → indigesto/a, poco digeribile (fig) (style) → indigesto/a

indigestion

(indiˈdʒestʃən) noun
(discomfort or pain which is caused by) difficulty in digesting food. She suffers from indigestion after eating fatty food.
ˌindiˈgestible adjective
not easily digested. This food is quite indigestible.
ˈindiˌgestiˈbility noun
References in classic literature ?
Will not the string be very indigestible, Anna Maria?
But I am persuaded that the knots would have proved indigestible, whatever you may urge to the contrary.
Yes, all; seems as if horse-meat must be indigestible if eaten with snow.
The subjoined jeu d'esprit with the preceding heading in magnificent capitals, well interspersed with notes of admiration, was originally published, as matter of fact, in the "New York Sun," a daily newspaper, and therein fully subserved the purpose of creating indigestible aliment for the quidnuncs during the few hours intervening between a couple of the Charleston mails.
He had always clung to the illusion that Germans were fat, absurd men, who smoked china pipes, and were addicted to knowledge and horseflesh and sauerkraut and indigestible things generally.
And as for the liquors which accompanied this indigestible repast
Gaily, roaringly, irresistibly, in jolly-good-fellow style, we dragged him from the restaurant to a cafe, stuffing his pockets with his embalmed birds and indigestible nuggets.
Well, I assure you that ever since I came over from Russia I have been stuffed with indigestible foreign concoctions of the most nauseating kind--pah
There was the sleepy Sunday of his boyhood, when, like a military deserter, he was marched to chapel by a picquet of teachers three times a day, morally handcuffed to another boy; and when he would willingly have bartered two meals of indigestible sermon for another ounce or two of inferior mutton at his scanty dinner in the flesh.
In which state of affairs, the usual ceremonies rather droop and flag, and the splendid cake when cut by the fair hand of the bride has but an indigestible appearance.
Mr Swiveller replied by taking from his pocket a small and very greasy parcel, slowly unfolding it, and displaying a little slab of plum-cake extremely indigestible in appearance, and bordered with a paste of white sugar an inch and a half deep.
It is formed in the intestines of the sperm whale in response to irritation caused to the stomach lining of the whale from the sharp, indigestible, beaks of squid, which is a staple part of the sperm whale diet.