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Meaning of CONSTITUTIONAL

Pronunciation:  `kânsti'tooshunl

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a regular walk taken as a form of exercise
  2. [adj]  sanctioned by or consistent with or operating under a constitution; "the constitutional right of free speech"; "constitutional government"; "constitutional guarantees"
  3. [adj]  constitutional in the structure of something (especially your physical makeup)
  4. [adj]  existing as an essential constituent or characteristic; "the Ptolemaic system with its built-in concept of periodicity"; "a constitutional inability to tell the truth"
  5. [adj]  of benefit to or intended to benefit your physical makeup; "constitutional walk"
  6. [adj]  of or relating to a constitution; "constitutional amendments"
 

CONSTITUTIONAL is a 14 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: built-in, constituent(a), constitutive(a), essential, inbuilt, inherent, integral, intrinsic, intrinsical, organic
 
 Antonyms: unconstitutional
 
 See Also: walk

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Con`sti*tu"tion*al\, a. [f. F. constitutionnel.]
    1. Belonging to, or inherent in, the constitution, or in the
       structure of body or mind; as, a constitutional infirmity;
       constitutional ardor or dullness.
    
    2. In accordance with, or authorized by, the constitution of
       a state or a society; as, constitutional reforms.
    
    3. Regulated by, dependent on, or secured by, a constitution;
       as, constitutional government; constitutional rights.
       --Hallam.
    
    4. Relating to a constitution, or establishment form of
       government; as, a constitutional risis.
    
             The anient constitutional traditions of the state.
                                                   --Macaulay.
    
    5. For the benefit or one's constitution or health; as, a
       constitutional walk. [Colloq.]
    
    {Constitutional law}, law that relates to the constitution,
       as a permanent system of political and juridical
       government, as distinguished from statutory and common
       law, which relate to matters subordinate to such
       constitution.
    
    
  2. \Con`sti*tu"tion*al\, n.
    A walk or other exercise taken for one's health or
    constitution. [Colloq.] --Thackeray.
    
          The men trudged diurnal constitutionals along the
          different roads.                         --Compton
                                                   Reade.
    
    
 
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