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Definitions for unconstitutional
ˌʌn kɒn stɪˈtu ʃə nl, -ˈtyu-un·con·sti·tu·tion·al

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. unconstitutionaladjective

    not consistent with or according to a constitution; contrary to the U.S. Constitution


  1. unconstitutionaladjective

    Contrary to or violative of the constitution of a government or other institution.

    That recently passed political bill has been declared unconstitutional.


  1. unconstitutional

    Constitutionality is said to be the condition of acting in accordance with an applicable constitution; the status of a law, a procedure, or an act's accordance with the laws or set forth in the applicable constitution. When laws, procedures, or acts directly violate the constitution, they are unconstitutional. All others are considered constitutional unless the country in question has a mechanism for challenging laws as unconstitutional.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Unconstitutionaladjective

    not constitutional; not according to, or consistent with, the terms of a constitution of government; contrary to the constitution; as, an unconstitutional law, or act of an officer

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Unconstitutional

    un-kon-sti-tū′shun-al, adj. not constitutional: contrary to the constitution.—n. Unconstitutional′ity.—adv. Unconstitū′tionally.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of unconstitutional in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of unconstitutional in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of unconstitutional in a Sentence

  1. Colin Bonini:

    I think it was clear that it was unconstitutional, i’m disappointed that the court also didn’t strike down same-day registration.

  2. William Banks:

    The House resolution is not in any way' unconstitutional,' the resolution provides more than is required.

  3. Elisabeth Smith:

    There is nearly 50 years of precedent that says this law is unconstitutional, regardless of what district judge hears this case, there is no argument that Alabama can make that this law is constitutional.

  4. Aaron Reichlin-Melnick:

    American Immigration Council also strongly increases the risk of unconstitutional racial profiling by calling on Texas DPS to pull over any vehicle that they have reasonable suspicion is transporting migrants, american Immigration Council could severely disrupt the Biden administration's effort to create a public and private partnership to ensure migrants released by government custody are not simply dropped off at the bus station with no idea where to go.

  5. Dawn Porter:

    If there's any silver lining in Texas making such an egregiously unconstitutional law, it's that I think people have woken up and people are thinking you can't taking any rights for granted, you cannot sleep on your rights.

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