noun. ['ˌkɑːnstəˈpeɪʃən'] irregular and infrequent or difficult evacuation of the bowels; can be a symptom of intestinal obstruction or diverticulitis.
- fecal impaction
Words that Rhyme with Constipation
Example sentences of the word constipation
1. Noun, singular or mass
Additionally, many narcotic pain relievers used to help manage postoperative pain can cause constipation.
Quotes containing the word constipation
1. Why are you worrying about YOU-KNOW-WHO, when you should be worrying about YOU-NO-POO? The constipation sensation that's gripping the nation!
- J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
noun. ['ˌkɑːnstəˈpeɪʃən'] the act of making something futile and useless (as by routine).