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Definition of "indigestion" []

  • Inability to digest or difficulty in digesting something, especially food. (noun)
  • Discomfort or illness resulting from this inability or difficulty. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "indigestion" in a sentence
  • "He ate slowly and little, for he had what he called indigestion, whatever that was."
  • "I am becoming morbid, and my old indigestion is hinting and muttering."
  • "These creatures would feast on Mexican insects and have no more trouble than a slight case of indigestion from the effort."