A common medical condition most often caused by eating too quickly. (noun)
Examples of word indigestion
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.
He enjoys a good dinner, good wine, and ladies 'society, but just sufficiently to make his leisure hours pass pleasantly, without indigestion from the first, headaches from the second, or heartaches from the third.
In addition, when cows are force-fed grain instead of their natural food—grasses—they produce more methane in their digestive systems and suffer indigestion, which is treated with antibiotics.
‘The stomach is the house of disease, and diet is the head of healing; for the origin of all sickness is indigestion, that is to say, corruption of the meat’ — And Shahrazad perceived the dawn of day and ceased to say her permitted say.
She continued, It hath reached me, O auspicious King, that when the damsel said to the doctor, “‘The stomach is the house of disease and diet is the head of healing; for the origin of all sickness is indigestion, that is to say, corruption of the meat in the stomach;’” he rejoined, “Thou hast replied aright! what sayest thou of the Hammam?”
DYSPEPSIA–Also called indigestion, this is an uncomfortable feeling of fullness and bloating after eating.
If the indigestion is the result of a slower process, the stomach does not participate in the process.