Definition of constipation:
unregularity, bowel movement, dry, costiveness, evacuate, harm, disability, alimentary stoppage, defecate, abnormality, egestion, impairment, bedwetting, deadening, damage, bursting, disablement, crap, stultification, geometrical irregularity, irregularity, illness, deterioration, befooling, constipated.
hindrance (part of speech: noun)
- "The American Reformed Cattle Doctor", George Dadd.
- "The Mother and Her Child", William S. Sadler Lena K. Sadler.
This Disease sometimes begins after a Constipation, or Costiveness, of some Days; at other Times without that Costiveness having been preceded by Pains in any Part of the Belly, especially around the Navel; but which Pains, gradually increasing after their Commencement, at length become extremely violent, and throw the Patient into excessive Anguish.- "Advice to the people in general, with regard to their health", Samuel Auguste David Tissot.