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[in-di-jes-tiv, -dahy-]
  1. accompanied by or suffering from indigestion; dyspeptic.
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Origin of indigestive

First recorded in 1625–35; in-3 + digestive
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Examples from the Web for indigestive

Historical Examples

  • There were two soups, three fishes, dozens of entrées, three or four joints—the mere memory of it is indigestive.

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 100, 13 June 1891


  • She was a cousin,—an indigestive single woman, who called her rigidity religion, and her liver love.

    Great Expectations

    Charles Dickens

  • Digestive, indigestive torpor is also torpor of the sense of responsibility.

British Dictionary definitions for indigestive


  1. relating to or suffering from indigestion; dyspeptic
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