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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Have difficult or incomplete or infrequent evacuation of the bowels.

Usage examples (24)
  • Verb (used with object), : Bureaucratic red tape can constipate the operations of any government agency
  • "The Senate at the moment could be politely described as constipated," he said.
  • It loses whenever it's "constipated" (love that analogy) with orthodoxies.
  • "constipated" expression on his face while performing. for more
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