[in-di-jes-tuh-buh l, -dahy-]
- not digestible; not easily digested.
Origin of indigestible
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Examples from the Web for indigestible
An adult would have to eat about eight castor beans—after first removing the indigestible skin—to die.Ricin: Five Things to Know About It
April 17, 2013
Can you imagine Blair, or even Obama, saying something quite so indigestible (as distinct, of course, from unpalatable)?What Cameron Is Up Against
May 12, 2010
The surface is, however, as indigestible as that of broiled meat.Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 3
Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences
This beef is not indigestible, and here is a real Marylander, in the way of a ham.Homeward Bound
James Fenimore Cooper
Two or three good dishes of their kind, and well cooked, are infinitely preferable to a whole course of indigestible compositions.
You must know what meat is indigestible, and what sauces are wholesome.
"Perry" was a kind of indigestible drink made from pear-juice.
- incapable of being digested or difficult to digest
- difficult to understand or absorb mentallyan indigestible book
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Word Origin and History for indigestible
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