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From Latin constīpātiō.

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constipation (countable and uncountable, plural constipations)

  1. Act of crowding anything into a lesser compass, or the state of being crowded or pressed together; condensation.
  2. A state of the bowels in which the evacuations are infrequent and difficult, or the intestines become filled with hardened faeces; costiveness.

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin constīpātiō.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kɔ̃s.ti.pa.sjɔ̃/

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constipation f (plural constipations)

  1. constipation

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