What does Constitutional mean?

Definitions for Constitutional
ˌkɒn stɪˈtu ʃə nl, -ˈtyu-con·sti·tu·tion·al

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. constitutionaladjective

    a regular walk taken as a form of exercise

  2. constitutionaladjective

    of benefit to or intended to benefit your physical makeup

    "constitutional walk"

  3. constitutionaladjective

    sanctioned by or consistent with or operating under the law determining the fundamental political principles of a government

    "the constitutional right of free speech"; "constitutional government"; "constitutional guarantees"

  4. built-in, constitutional, inbuilt, inherent, integraladjective

    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. constituent(a), constitutional, constitutive(a), organicadjective

    constitutional in the structure of something (especially your physical makeup)

Wiktionary

  1. constitutionalnoun

    A walk that is taken regularly for good health and wellbeing.

  2. constitutionaladjective

    Relating to the constitution

    ...a constitutional right.

  3. constitutionaladjective

    Conforming to the constitution.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Constitutionaladjective

    Etymology: from constitution.

    It is not probable any constitutional illness will be communicated with the small-pox by inoculation. Samuel Sharp, Surgery.

Wikipedia

  1. constitutional

    A constitution is the aggregate of fundamental principles or established precedents that constitute the legal basis of a polity, organisation or other type of entity and commonly determine how that entity is to be governed.When these principles are written down into a single document or set of legal documents, those documents may be said to embody a written constitution; if they are encompassed in a single comprehensive document, it is said to embody a codified constitution. The Constitution of the United Kingdom is a notable example of an uncodified constitution; it is instead written in numerous fundamental Acts of a legislature, court cases or treaties.Constitutions concern different levels of organizations, from sovereign countries to companies and unincorporated associations. A treaty which establishes an international organization is also its constitution, in that it would define how that organization is constituted. Within states, a constitution defines the principles upon which the state is based, the procedure in which laws are made and by whom. Some constitutions, especially codified constitutions, also act as limiters of state power, by establishing lines which a state's rulers cannot cross, such as fundamental rights. The Constitution of India is the longest written constitution of any country in the world, with 146,385 words in its English-language version, while the Constitution of Monaco is the shortest written constitution with 3,814 words. The Constitution of San Marino might be the world's oldest active written constitution, since some of its core documents have been in operation since 1600, while the Constitution of the United States is the oldest active codified constitution. The historical life expectancy of a constitution since 1789 is approximately 19 years.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Constitutionaladjective

    belonging to, or inherent in, the constitution, or in the structure of body or mind; as, a constitutional infirmity; constitutional ardor or dullness

  2. Constitutionaladjective

    in accordance with, or authorized by, the constitution of a state or a society; as, constitutional reforms

  3. Constitutionaladjective

    regulated by, dependent on, or secured by, a constitution; as, constitutional government; constitutional rights

  4. Constitutionaladjective

    relating to a constitution, or establishment form of government; as, a constitutional risis

  5. Constitutionaladjective

    for the benefit or one's constitution or health; as, a constitutional walk

  6. Constitutionalnoun

    a walk or other exercise taken for one's health or constitution

  7. Etymology: [Cf. F. constitutionnel.]

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Constitutional' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3154

  2. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Constitutional' in Adjectives Frequency: #433

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Constitutional in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Constitutional in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of Constitutional in a Sentence

  1. Lyndon B. Johnson:

    A rioter with a Molotov cocktail in his hands is not fighting for civil rights any more than a Klansman with a sheet on his back and mask on his face. They are both more or less what the law declares them lawbreakers, destroyers of constitutional rights and liberties and ultimately destroyers of a free America.

  2. Luis Fernando Arias:

    He hoped his people would be helped and they could return to the jungle. He spoke at the Constitutional Court about the Nukak's plight. But nothing happened, others like him feel impotent, powerless to solve the problems their people face, and have taken their own life.

  3. Harvey Grossman:

    What we have done here is move past the litigation process and advanced directly to a collaborative process, to ensure that stops on Chicago streets meet constitutional and legal standards.

  4. Asa Hutchinson:

    As everyone has indicated, there shouldn't be any change in the date of the election. That is historic. It is constitutional. It is required. And it's up to the states to conduct fair elections with integrity, we are going to do that in Arkansas. We are going to have expanded absentee ballot access. But we want to do it with proper controls and to minimize any fraudulent activity.

  5. Clarence Thomas:

    In this case, the Court refuses even to grant a temporary stay when it will resolve the issue at hand in several months, i would have shown the people of Alabama the respect they deserve and preserved the status quo while the Court resolves this important Constitutional question.

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