constipation

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin constipatio.

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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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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin constipatio.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kɔ̃s.ti.pa.sjɔ̃/

Noun[edit]

constipation f (plural constipations)

  1. constipation

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