indigested

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

in- +‎ digested

Adjective[edit]

indigested (comparative more indigested, superlative most indigested)

  1. Not digested; undigested
    • Dryden
      Indigested food.
  2. Not resolved; not regularly disposed and arranged; not methodical; crude.
    an indigested array of facts
    • Burke
      In hot reformations [] the whole is generally crude, harsh, and indigested.
    • South
      This, like an indigested meteor, appeared and disappeared almost at the same time.
  3. (medicine, obsolete) Not in a state suitable for healing; said of wounds.
  4. (medicine, obsolete) Not ripened or suppurated; said of an abscess or its contents.
  5. Not softened by heat, hot water, or steam.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for indigested in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)