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constipate

See definition of constipate on Dictionary.com
  • as instagnate
  • as instifle

synonyms for constipate

  • fester
  • hibernate
  • languish
  • stall
  • stand still
  • decay
  • decline
  • idle
  • putrefy
  • rot
  • rust
  • stand
  • stifle
  • stultify
  • trammel
  • vegetate
  • go to seed
  • lie fallow
  • not move
See also synonyms for: constipated

antonyms for constipate

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  • build
  • flourish
  • grow
  • help
  • improve
  • strengthen
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How to use constipate in a sentence

There are some foods that tend to constipate while others act as a laxative.
THE BIOLOGY, PHYSIOLOGY AND SOCIOLOGY OF REPRODUCTIONWINFIELD S. HALL
Certain vegetable and mineral substances taken either intentionally or by accident constipate the bowels.
A SYSTEM OF PRACTICAL MEDICINE BY AMERICAN AUTHORS, VOL. IIVARIOUS
The saccharated carbonate of iron is a beautiful preparation that does not constipate—is, indeed, a little laxative in action.
A MANUAL OF TOY DOGSMRS. LESLIE WILLIAMS
Brandy is decidedly injurious, it heats and inflames the throat, and tends to constipate the bowels.
ADVICE TO SINGERSFREDERICK JAMES CROWEST
Opium so employed does not produce narcotism, and does not constipate the bowels.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT NO. 299VARIOUS
Do not give the laudanum unless demanded by the severity of the pain, as it tends to constipate.
SPECIAL REPORT ON DISEASES OF CATTLEU.S. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
Whatever tends to constipate the bowels may be reckoned a predisposing cause.
A TREATISE ON SHEEP:AMBROSE BLACKLOCK
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO CONSTIPATE

  • constipate
  • decay
  • decline
  • fester
  • go to seed
  • hibernate
  • idle
  • languish
  • lie fallow
  • not move
  • putrefy
  • rot
  • rust
  • stall
  • stand
  • stand still
  • stifle
  • stultify
  • trammel
  • vegetate
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.