how to pronounce constipation


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constipation is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… diarrhea constipation and vomiting …”

meanings of constipation


  1. A state of the bowels in which the evacuations are infrequent and difficult, or the intestines become filled with hardened faeces; costiveness.
  2. Act of crowding anything into a lesser compass, or the state of being crowded or pressed together; condensation.

constipation frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word constipation occurs in english on average 1.9 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.

topics constipation can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that constipation can be often used in the following areas:

1) food and health;

2) life, nature, and living environment;

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