What does constitutional mean?

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

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage 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.

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.

ChatGPT

  1. constitutional

    1) Constitutional refers to anything related to a system of laws, principles, and guidelines by which a country, organization, or institution is governed. This system is codified in the constitution, which identifies the most fundamental rights, powers and duties of the entities within that system. 2) Constitutional can also refer to a walk taken for one's health. 3) In medicine, constitutional can also mean related to a patient's general physical health and constitution. It often refers to the overall health state of the patient, which includes not just physical but also mental and emotional aspects. 4) Constitutional can also be used as a noun to refer to the constitution of a country or organization.

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. Stephen Vladeck:

    His views of the President's constitutional authority would call into question at least some of the means through which a sitting president can be investigated, there's no question other investigative avenues remain, especially through Congress. But the' unitary executive' theory that Judge Kavanaugh has so often embraced is difficult to reconcile with even a somewhat-independent prosecutor within the executive branch who doesn't serve at the pleasure of the President.

  2. Doug Collins:

    Instead of looking at material that Attorney General Barr has already made available, Democrats prefer to demand additional materials they know are subject to constitutional and common-law privileges and cannot be produced.

  3. Joe Manchin:

    I take my Constitutional responsibility to advise and consent on a nominee to the Supreme Court very seriously. I look forward to meeting with and evaluating the qualifications of President Biden’s nominee to fill this Supreme Court vacancy.

  4. Steny Hoyer:

    We don't want to do it just individually, you know, Individual A, Individual B, Individual C. We want to confront this refusal by the administration to cooperate with the constitutional mandate that the Congress has oversight, so we're discussing that, and we haven't made that decision yet. And we haven't gotten all the catalogs yet in terms of how many specific refusals there have been, and rather than try to deal with each one of them individually, we may deal with them collectively.

  5. Ron Johnson:

    I have heard some of my Republican colleagues argue that this trial would be unconstitutional because Donald Trump is no longer in office, an argument that has been roundly repudiated, debunked by constitutional scholars left, right and center, and defies basiccommonsense, it makes nosensewhatsoever that a president — or any official — could commit a heinous crime against our country and then be permitted to resign so as to avoid accountability and a vote to disbar them from future office. It makes nosense.

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