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Synonyms for constipation
ˌkɒn stəˈpeɪ ʃəncon·sti·pa·tion

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Princeton's WordNet2.5 / 2 votes

  1. constipation, irregularitynoun

    irregular and infrequent or difficult evacuation of the bowels; can be a symptom of intestinal obstruction or diverticulitis

    Synonyms:
    abnormality, stultification, deadening, irregularity, geometrical irregularity, impairment, unregularity

  2. stultification, constipation, impairment, deadeningnoun

    the act of making something futile and useless (as by routine)

    Synonyms:
    harm, stultification, deadening, disablement, irregularity, handicap, impairment, damage, befooling, disability, deterioration

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Dictionary of English Synonymes1.0 / 1 vote

  1. constipationnoun

    Synonyms:
    costiveness

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. constipationnoun

    Synonyms:
    costiveness, stegnosis

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD1.5 / 2 votes

  1. constipation

    Synonyms:
    Obstipation (in part)

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How to use constipation in a sentence?

  1. Shashank Khubchandani:

    After breakup, when you feel like shit. Its probably constipation from all the cake and ice cream.

  2. Michael Gershon:

    Stress can alter gut secretions and slow or speed up digestion, causing problems like reflux, nausea, constipation or diarrhea.

  3. Cynthia Sass:

    Bloating can also be caused by constipation, if you’re not able to eliminate waste in the GI tract, you become 'backed up' so to speak, which can lead to a bloated look.

  4. Gina Sam:

    You eventually confuse the muscles in the rectum and anal sphincter and develop constipation.

  5. Tamara Duker Freuman:

    But there's this popular idea that if you feel bloated or have a lot of gas, that you are over-represented by the' bad' disease-causing bacteria and have too little of the' good' bacteria... and that there is some sort of imbalance causing you to have excess gas or discomfort or constipation.


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