Dictionary.com

indigestible

[ in-di-jes-tuh-buhl, -dahy- ]
/ ˌɪn dɪˈdʒɛs tə bəl, -daɪ- /
Save This Word!

adjective
not digestible; not easily digested.
QUIZ
ARE YOU A TRUE BLUE CHAMPION OF THESE "BLUE" SYNONYMS?
We could talk until we're blue in the face about this quiz on words for the color "blue," but we think you should take the quiz and find out if you're a whiz at these colorful terms.
Question 1 of 8
Which of the following words describes “sky blue”?
Meet Grammar CoachWrite or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing
Meet Grammar CoachImprove Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help

Origin of indigestible

From the Late Latin word indīgestibilis, dating back to 1520–30. See in-3, digestible

OTHER WORDS FROM indigestible

in·di·gest·i·bil·i·ty, in·di·gest·i·ble·ness, nounin·di·gest·i·bly, adverb
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021

How to use indigestible in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for indigestible

indigestible
/ (ˌɪndɪˈdʒɛstəbəl) /

adjective
incapable of being digested or difficult to digest
difficult to understand or absorb mentallyan indigestible book

Derived forms of indigestible

indigestibility or indigestibleness, nounindigestibly, adverb
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
FEEDBACK