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Constipated   /kˈɑnstəpˌeɪtəd/   Listen

Have difficult or incomplete or infrequent evacuation of the bowels.

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"Constipated" Quotes from Famous Books

... a parson, whom he had lately attended, and found him as constipated and as convinced he was John the Baptist engaged to the Princess Mary as could be. "But," continued the learned doctor, "upon investigation of this afflicted ecclesiastic's antecedent history, I discovered that, for years before this, ...
— Hard Cash • Charles Reade

... chronic diarrhea is the penalty some pay for long inattention to the demands nature makes for intestinal cleanliness three times in twenty-four hours. Constipated people, semi-constipated people, irregular people and twenty-four-hour people, are not healthy. They are constantly being poisoned by the abnormal products of indigestion and putrefaction resulting from fecal stagnation, which products enter the blood ...
— Intestinal Ills • Alcinous Burton Jamison

Words linked to "Constipated" :   bound, unconstipated

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