Act of crowding anything into a lesser compass, or the state of being crowded or pressed together; condensation. (noun)
A state of the bowels in which the evacuations are infrequent and difficult, or the intestines become filled with hardened faeces; costiveness. (noun)
Examples of word constipation
Again, constipation is not a sickness, or illness or disease.
You need to go to the doctor when your constipation is bad enough you wear a shirt to complain about it.
That continuous look of constipation is NOT pretty!!!
This is quite common in older people who then are turning to fiber supplements to help their gut function but often in the form of psyillum with a ton of sugar dumped in it to make it palatable, which helps the short term constipation problem but increases the long term blood sugar problems and all the bad things that that causes.
Most people don't know what the word constipation really means.