indigestible

Part of speech: adjective

Not digestible, or difficult to digest.

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Usage examples "indigestible":

  1. And Nature has taken care to make the seed indigestible, so that, though the fruit be eaten, the germ is not, but only planted. - "Birds and Poets", John Burroughs.
  2. There were hot, brown little scones, crisp buttered toast, iced cakes, thick cream, and other indigestible luxuries, which came as an agreeable change from Lady Hayes's careful dietary, and Darsie was acutely conscious of the beauty and elegance of the room. - "A College Girl", Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey.
  3. For which reasons, probably, the gossip about the affair gradually ceased, though the subject that replaced it was common enough, neither spiced nor salted, but found, by more people than one, to be as indigestible as it was unsavory. - "The Genius", Margaret Horton Potter.