constipated

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adjective con·sti·pat·ed \ˈkän(t)-stə-ˌpā-təd\

Definition of constipated

  1. 1 :  affected with constipation

  2. 2 :  stilted or stodgy in appearance, expression, or action

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First Known Use of constipated

1547


CONSTIPATED Defined for English Language Learners

constipated

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Definition of constipated for English Language Learners

  • : unable to easily release solid waste from your body : unable to have a bowel movement easily


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constipated

adjective con·sti·pat·ed

Medical Definition of constipated

  1. :  affected with constipation


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