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 (ĭn′dĭ-jĕs′tĭd, -dī-)
1. Not digested; undigested: indigested food.
2. Archaic
a. Not carefully thought over or considered.
b. Formless or shapeless.


archaic undigested


(ˌɪn dɪˈdʒɛs tɪd, -daɪ-)

1. without arrangement or order.
2. unformed or shapeless.
3. not digested; undigested.
4. not duly considered.
References in classic literature ?
THAT evil influence which carried me first away from my father's house - which hurried me into the wild and indigested notion of raising my fortune, and that impressed those conceits so forcibly upon me as to make me deaf to all good advice, and to the entreaties and even the commands of my father - I say, the same influence, whatever it was, presented the most unfortunate of all enterprises to my view; and I went on board a vessel bound to the coast of Africa; or, as our sailors vulgarly called it, a voyage to Guinea.
The Swiss ambassador to Tehran was summoned to the foreign ministry to protest at the US envoy's irresponsible allegations at the UN and convey the Islamic Republic of Iran's strong and official protest at US Envoy to the UN Nikki Haley's indigested and baseless allegations," Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi said on Tuesday.
As the stomach of concentrate eaters or intermediate types has a lesser capacity, larger opening, faster passage rate, and shorter retention time than grass/roughage eaters [32], more indigested forage contents in the rumino-reticulum pass toward the omasum in concentrate eaters or intermediate types than in grass/roughage eaters.
where R(t) = indigested total residue at any time t, B = insoluble potentially digestible fraction, Kd = fractional rate of digestion of B, t = time of incubation in the rumen in h, L = discrete lag time in h, C = fraction not digested after 96 h of incubation.
Those who are sensitive to lactose usually have little or no lactase (an enzyme) in the intestines, and so the indigested lactose travels through the digestive tract to the colon, where it ferments in the lower intestine and causes various symptoms.
The entire region should keep vigilant and should not allow further spread of the crisis by indigested measures," Araqchi added.
In Bion's view, intense negative emotions, including anxiety and sadness elicited in early interaction with the mother and the environment, would be prone to overflow the infant's processing resources and to surface in that indigested form we have earlier referred to as [beta] elements.
Webb claimed that he had 'moulded off and cast into a rude form, from some few indigested notes of the late judicious architect, the Vitruvius of his age, Inigo Jones'.
complexion from that in which the several crude and indigested parts
The diagnosis he and his enemies share is that the matter of which he was made failed to fully receive its form: he is a 'foul indigested lump.
I think they do have little Oedipuses; I think there are bits in the corpus that are unthought through and that are swallowed rather religiously: but possibly the Marxism is the least indigested.
At the forefront of major social changes, of the import and diffusion of Western values, the journalist (and the mass-media institution) had to reinvent his professional identity without having the time for discernment, often relying on a rapid imitation, on indigested and unpracticed systems.