verb (used with object), con·sti·pat·ed, con·sti·pat·ing.
Origin of constipate
Related formsun·con·sti·pat·ed, adjective
Examples from the Web for constipated
Not exercise in general, for many a man who takes abundant exercise may be constipated.Psychotherapy|James J. Walsh
Indigestion follows, the child loses weight, is languid and listless and constipated.The Eugenic Marriage, Vol 2 (of 4)|W. Grant Hague
Costive, kos′tiv, adj. having the motion of the bowels too slow: constipated.
As to the movements of the constipated vapours forming spots, the spectroscope is also competent to supply information.A Popular History of Astronomy During the Nineteenth Century|Agnes M. (Agnes Mary) Clerke
There is also loss of appetite, and the bowels are constipated.