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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

Why don't they pass a constitutional amendment prohibiting anybody from learning anything? If it works as well as prohibition did, in five years Americans would be the smartest race of people on Earth.
Will Rogers

Our whole constitutional heritage rebels at the thought of giving government the power to control men's minds.
Thurgood Marshall

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

Patients who are being kept alive by technology and want to end their lives already have a recognized constitutional right to stop any and all medical interventions, from respirators to antibiotics. They do not need physician-assisted suicide or euthanasia.
Ezekiel Emanuel
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Constitutional Translations

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