how to pronounce constipated


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constipated is pronounced in four syllables

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An example use of constipated in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… she was chronically constipated twice a …”

meanings of constipated


  1. Unable to defecate; costive.


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of constipate.

constipated frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word constipated occurs in english on average 0.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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