Definition of constipated
1 : affected with constipation
2 : stilted or stodgy in appearance, expression, or action
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Meanwhile, the owners of Snorri the constipated rabbit came to visit him.
Constipated fish should be put on a fast for a few days, and then routinely fed chopped, fibrous veggies like zucchini and carrots.
Show us the view from the Ferris wheel at night, adolescent crushes at the snow-cone stand and the constipated faces of high-speed coaster riders.
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First Known Use of constipated
CONSTIPATED Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of constipated for English Language Learners
: unable to easily release solid waste from your body : unable to have a bowel movement easily
Medical Definition of constipated
: affected with constipation
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