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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The act of making something futile and useless (as by routine); Irregular and infrequent or difficult evacuation of the bowels.

Usage examples (38)
  • That continuous look of constipation is NOT pretty!!!
  • Again, constipation is not a sickness, or illness or disease.
  • You need to go to the doctor when your constipation is bad enough you wear a shirt to complain about it.
  • The condition which we name constipation is therefore one of supreme importance. for more
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