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constipated

adjective uk   /ˈkɒn.stɪ.peɪ.tɪd/ us    /ˈkɑːn.stɪ.peɪ.t̬ɪd/
unable to empty your bowels as often as you should: If you ate more fibre you wouldn't get constipated.
constipation
noun [U] uk   /ˌkɒn.stɪˈpeɪ.ʃən/ us    /ˌkɑːn-/
to get/have/suffer from constipation
Translations of “constipated”
in Korean 변비의…
in Arabic عِنده إمساك…
in French constipé…
in Turkish kabız(olmuş)…
in Italian stitico…
in Chinese (Traditional) 便秘的…
in Russian страдающий запором…
in Polish cierpiący na zatwardzenie…
in Spanish estreñido…
in Portuguese com prisão de ventre…
in German verstopft…
in Catalan restret…
in Japanese 便秘の…
in Chinese (Simplified) 便秘的…
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