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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Indigestion  \In`di*ges"tion\  (?;  106),  n.  [L.  indigestio:  cf  F. 
  indigestion.  See  {In-}  not  and  {Digest}.] 
  Lack  of  proper  digestive  action  a  failure  of  the  normal 
  changes  which  food  should  undergo  in  the  alimentary  canal; 
  dyspepsia;  incomplete  or  difficult  digestion. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  indigestion 
  n  :  a  disorder  of  digestive  function  characterized  by  discomfort 
  or  heartburn  or  nausea  [syn:  {dyspepsia},  {stomach  upset}, 
  {upset  stomach}] 
 
  From  THE  DEVIL'S  DICTIONARY  ((C)1911  Released  April  15  1993)  [devils]: 
 
  INDIGESTION,  n.  A  disease  which  the  patient  and  his  friends 
  frequently  mistake  for  deep  religious  conviction  and  concern  for  the 
  salvation  of  mankind.  As  the  simple  Red  Man  of  the  western  wild  put 
  it  with  it  must  be  confessed,  a  certain  force:  "Plenty  well  no 
  pray;  big  bellyache,  heap  God." 
 
 




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