Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb constipate

2 senses of constipate

Sense 1
clog, constipate -- (impede with a clog or as if with a clog; "The market is being clogged by these operations"; "My mind is constipated today")
       => slow, slow down, slow up -- (cause to proceed more slowly; "The illness slowed him down")

Sense 2
constipate, bind -- (cause to be constipated; "These foods tend to constipate you")
       => indispose -- (cause to feel unwell; "She was indisposed")

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