constipated constipated  /ˈkɑn stə ˌpeɪ təd/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) have difficult or incomplete or infrequent evacuation of the bowels

News

  • 'Fill the Void' review: For whom the wedding bell tolls

    The cloistered subculture and constipated emotions of the Israeli drama "Fill the Void" make the film frustrating going at times, but the human dilemma between duty to family and duty to self is universal enough to imbue it with real dramatic power.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: The Oregonian

Quotes

  1. "It felt like it was a new beginning but then the rain started and President Bush came in and began the war. The whole country just changed and became completely alien to me. We came to America as kids because England was stuffy and constipated. The...
    on Jul 23, 2009 By: Rupert Everett Source: TheCelebrityCafe.com

  2. Brown asked rhetorically, adding that state government "has become constipated and overloaded with too many conflicting mandates."
    on Jul 1, 2010 By: Jerry Brown Source: Los Angeles Times (blog)

  3. "We need a new governance body that isn't governmental, as it gets constipated. Twentieth century organisations like the UN and WTO are out of touch - we need new organisations," said Wyatt.
    on Mar 15, 2006 By: Derek Wyatt Source: ZDNet UK

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