indigestion


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in·di·ges·tion

 (ĭn′dĭ-jĕs′chən, -dī-)
n.
1. Inability to digest or difficulty in digesting something, especially food.
2. Discomfort or illness resulting from this inability or difficulty.

indigestion

(ˌɪndɪˈdʒɛstʃən)
n
difficulty in digesting food, accompanied by abdominal pain, heartburn, and belching. Technical name: dyspepsia

in•di•ges•tion

(ˌɪn dɪˈdʒɛs tʃən, -daɪ-)

n.
1. a feeling of discomfort after eating, as of heartburn, nausea, or bloating; dyspepsia.
2. inadequate or abnormal digestion.
[1400–50; late Middle English < Late Latin]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.indigestion - a disorder of digestive function characterized by discomfort or heartburn or nauseaindigestion - a disorder of digestive function characterized by discomfort or heartburn or nausea
symptom - (medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease
bellyache, gastralgia, stomach ache, stomachache - an ache localized in the stomach or abdominal region

indigestion

noun upset stomach, heartburn, dyspepsia, dyspepsy The symptoms are loss of appetite, indigestion and nausea.
Translations
porucha trávenízažívací potíže
dårlig fordøjelsefordøjelsesbesvær
ruoansulatushäiriö
loša probava
meltingartruflun
消化不良
소화 불량
blogas virškinimas
gremošanas traucējumi
dålig matsmältning
การไม่ย่อยของอาหาร
chứng khó tiêu

indigestion

[ˌɪndɪˈdʒestʃən]
A. Nindigestión f
it's nothing serious, just indigestionno es nada serio, sólo indigestión
lentils give me indigestionlas lentejas me resultan indigestas
B. CPD indigestion tablet Npastilla f para la indigestión

indigestion

[ˌɪndɪˈdʒɛstʃən] nindigestion f
to have indigestion → avoir une indigestion
I've got indigestion → J'ai une indigestion.

indigestion

nVerdauungsbeschwerden pl; acid indigestionSodbrennen nt

indigestion

[ˌɪndɪˈdʒɛstʃn] ncattiva digestione f; (chronic) → dispepsia
to have indigestion → non riuscire a digerire

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

indigestion

عُسْرُ الهَضْمِ zažívací potíže dårlig fordøjelse Verdauungsbeschwerden δυσπεψία indigestión ruoansulatushäiriö indigestion loša probava indigestione 消化不良 소화 불량 indigestie fordøyelsesproblemer niestrawność indigestão несварение желудка dålig matsmältning การไม่ย่อยของอาหาร hazımsızlık chứng khó tiêu 消化不良

in·di·ges·tion

n. indigestión.

indigestion

n indigestión f, dispepsia
References in classic literature ?
Had you come into the room you might have supposed the old man had unpleasant dreams or perhaps indigestion.
I am off, to cultivate the field of public indigestion with the triple plowshare of aloes, scammony and gamboge.
The mighty blows of the stranger went whistling around Robin's ducking head, while his own swift undercuts were fain to give the other an attack of indigestion.
Besides, you forget, Caesar, an indigestion declares itself immediately, while a prick or a bite occasions a delay of a day or two.
Nevertheless he died of indigestion, in spite of his grace," said D'Artagnan.
Well, you're in a fair way to get out of your difficulties; give yourself a good attack of indigestion with your excellent living, and put yourself out of the way between this and midday to-morrow.
He had no theory with regard to cold bathing or the use of Indian clubs; he was neither an oarsman, a rifleman, nor a fencer--he had never had time for these amusements--and he was quite unaware that the saddle is recommended for certain forms of indigestion.
Its effect upon you is somewhat similar to what would probably be produced by a combined attack of toothache, indigestion, and cold in the head.
He would not even have the melancholy satisfaction of giving the creature indigestion.
she enquired; and, the doctor having opportunely modified her dietary, the stroke was transformed into an attack of indigestion.
I was, sire, even if it were nothing more than an indigestion," said Colbert; "for people do not give their sovereigns such banquets as the one of to-day, unless it be to stifle them beneath the burden of good living.
You will be nearly sure to meet one or two old rod-men, sipping their toddy there, and they will tell you enough fishy stories, in half an hour, to give you indigestion for a month.