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Definition of Constitutional


  1. Belonging to, or inherent in, the constitution, or in the structure of body or mind; as, a constitutional infirmity; constitutional ardor or dullness.
  2. In accordance with, or authorized by, the constitution of a state or a society; as, constitutional reforms.
  3. Regulated by, dependent on, or secured by, a constitution; as, constitutional government; constitutional rights.
  4. Relating to a constitution, or establishment form of government; as, a constitutional risis.
  5. For the benefit or one's constitution or health; as, a constitutional walk.
  6. A walk or other exercise taken for one's health or constitution.

Constitutional Quotations

This country, with its institutions, belongs to the people who inhabit it. Whenever they shall grow weary of the existing government, they can exercise their constitutional right of amending it, or exercise their revolutionary right to overthrow it.
Abraham Lincoln

If it's lawful to have a rifle club to kill pheasants, it should be just as lawful to have one to kill wolves or dogs that are being sicked on little black babies. In fact, it's constitutional. Article Number Two of the constitution guarantees the right of every citizen to own a rifle or a shot gun.
Malcolm X

What my political views or my constitutional views are just doesn't matter.
Elena Kagan

Corruption, the most infallible symptom of constitutional liberty.
Edward Gibbon

Every American, regardless of their background, has the right to live free of unwarranted government intrusion. Repealing the worst provisions of the Patriot Act will reign in this gross abuse of power and restore to everyone our basic Constitutional rights.
Pete Stark
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Constitutional Translations

constitutional in Dutch is grondwettelijk, constitutioneel
constitutional in Spanish is constitucional