Constipation (noun)

  1. A condition in which someone is unable to empty their bowels regularly or is unable to pass stools that are comfortably soft.
  2. The state of being stopped up or obstructed; congestion.


Late middle english: from latin constipatio(n-), from constipare "crowd together, compress".


  1. She was suffering from constipation and was unable to go to the bathroom for several days.
  2. The doctor prescribed a laxative to relieve his constipation.
  3. Constipation can be caused by a lack of fiber in the diet.
  4. He drank plenty of water to help with his constipation.
  5. Constipation can lead to abdominal pain and discomfort if left untreated.
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