What does constitutional mean?

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

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word constitutional.

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.

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. Steve Vladeck:

    The courts inaction is not a determination that the six-week ban is constitutional, these kinds of emergency disputes are not a conclusive resolution of the merits of a case.

  2. Burch Elliott:

    Instead of wasting time and taxpayer dollars on political overreach, lawmakers need to support health care that meets the needs of Iowans and their unique circumstances. Thankfully, the court's decision protects access to safe and legal abortion for now, but the decision also underscores why it's crucial that our state constitution continues to protect the right to abortion — and that's why we must fight the proposed anti-abortion constitutional amendment that lawmakers are currently trying to push through at the capitol.

  3. Vice President Joe Biden:

    What shape we’d be in as a nation if we didn’t have you doing the job, we expect you to do everything. We expect you to be constitutional scholars. We expect you to have instantaneous reactions to a crisis without making any mistake or without knowing what’s behind that door or what’s in that guy’s pocket.

  4. House Republicans:

    I am a conservative House Republican, and the most conservative of conservative principles is reverence for the rule of law, the election is over. That is the rule of law. That is our constitutional process. Those who refuse to accept the rulings of our courts are at war with the Constitution.

  5. Lam Akol:

    I have constitutional rights to move freely.

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