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. constitutional(adj)

    a regular walk taken as a form of exercise

  2. constitutional(adj)

    of benefit to or intended to benefit your physical makeup

    "constitutional walk"

  3. constitutional(adj)

    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, integral(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. constituent(a), constitutional, constitutive(a), organic(adj)

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

Wiktionary

  1. constitutional(Noun)

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

  2. constitutional(Adjective)

    Relating to the constitution

    ...a constitutional right.

  3. constitutional(Adjective)

    Conforming to the constitution.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Constitutional(adj)

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

    Etymology: [Cf. F. constitutionnel.]

  2. Constitutional(adj)

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

    Etymology: [Cf. F. constitutionnel.]

  3. Constitutional(adj)

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

    Etymology: [Cf. F. constitutionnel.]

  4. Constitutional(adj)

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

    Etymology: [Cf. F. constitutionnel.]

  5. Constitutional(adj)

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

    Etymology: [Cf. F. constitutionnel.]

  6. Constitutional(noun)

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

    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

How to pronounce constitutional?

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How to say constitutional in sign language?

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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. Angela Merkel:

    What we need to do now is to use all the means at our disposal as a constitutional state to combat intolerance and violence.

  2. John C. Calhoun:

    Stripped of all its covering, the naked question is, whether ours is a federal or consolidated government; a constitutional or absolute one; a government resting solidly on the basis of the sovereignty of the States, or on the unrestrained will of a majority; a form of government, as in all other unlimited ones, in which injustice, violence, and force must ultimately prevail.

  3. Tom Cole:

    With todays changes, the majority is seeking to silence views they are afraid of with no regard for this institution or the American peoples trust in our constitutional responsibility to govern, and govern well.

  4. Brandon Rosner:

    I think the protests are a wonderful, constitutional way for people to express their concerns. I welcome peaceful protests as a resident and as a citizen of Wisconsin and Waukesha County, yet the police in our community, they have a very difficult job at times and they're under extreme scrutiny because they have to enforce these laws and maintain law and order.

  5. Rudy Giuliani:

    It has been President Donald Trump position from the outset that much of what has been asked raised serious constitutional issues and was beyond the scope of a legitimate inquiry, this remains President Donald Trump position today. The President has nonetheless provided unprecedented cooperation. The special counsel has been provided with more than 30 witnesses, 1.4 million pages of material, and now the President's written responses to questions. It is time to bring this inquiry to a conclusion.

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