constipated

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  • enPR: kŏn'stə-pā-təd, IPA(key): /ˈkɒnstəpeɪtəd/
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  • Hyphenation: con‧sti‧pat‧ed

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constipated (comparative more constipated, superlative most constipated)

  1. Unable to defecate; costive.
  2. (figuratively) Failing to make a point or reach a conclusion; stifled.
    • 1977, New West (volume 2, issues 21-26, page 96)
      But there is no place for grand gestures but there's a basic contempt for women in this puny, constipated drama.

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constipated

  1. simple past tense and past participle of constipate

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