- uncomfortable inability or difficulty in digesting food; dyspepsia.
- an instance or case of indigestion.
Origin of indigestion
Examples from the Web for indigestion
Contemporary Examples of indigestion
Having a stuffed stomach or indigestion can interfere with sleep.Can’t Sleep? Your Guide to a Better Night’s Rest
January 24, 2014
Acid Reflux and Indigestion - Chew a few basil leaves after a meal.Use These 15 Home Remedies Based On Ayurveda To Cure Menstrual Cramps, Hangovers, and Indigestion
January 21, 2014
I ruin careers and cause sleepless nights, heartaches and indigestion.Words of Wisdom: The Best of ‘Dear Abby’
January 17, 2013
Moving on past the yuck factor, you may wonder whether drinking blood might cause some indigestion.‘Dark Shadows’ Returns: A User’s Guide to Drinking Blood
May 11, 2012
Many American readers—and this I guarantee—will have indigestion by page 75.Umberto Eco’s 'The Prague Cemetery' Brings to Life Ancient Hate
November 12, 2011
Historical Examples of indigestion
But mother Coupeau said they might, just for once in a while, risk an attack of indigestion.L'Assommoir
But then they'd rack themselves with indigestion rather than not find out!
"Oh, a little attack of indigestion, I dare say," replied Lisa.
“Only an attack of indigestion and loss of sleep––something I often have,” he lied.Out of the Depths
Robert Ames Bennet
The cause of his vigilance was, simply, his late supper and an indigestion.
- difficulty in digesting food, accompanied by abdominal pain, heartburn, and belchingTechnical name: dyspepsia
Word Origin and History for indigestion
- The inability to digest or a difficulty in properly digesting food in the alimentary tract.
- Abdominal discomfort or illness resulting from this inability or difficulty.
- See dyspepsia.