- constitutional (adj.) 1680s, "pertaining to a person's (physical or mental) constitution," from CONSTITUTION (Cf. constitution) + -AL (Cf. -al) (1). Meaning "beneficial to bodily constitution" is from 1750 -- as a noun, "a constitutional walk," recorded from 1829, probably originally among university students; as an adj., "authorized or allowed by the political constitution," from 1765; constitutional monarchy is recorded from 1801, from French. Related: Constitutionally.
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Constitutional — Con sti*tu tion*al (k[o^]n st[ict]*t[=u] sh[u^]n*al), a. [Cf. F. constitutionnel.] 1. Belonging to, or inherent in, the constitution, or in the structure of body or mind; as, a constitutional infirmity; constitutional ardor or dullness. [1913… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
constitutional — con·sti·tu·tion·al adj 1: consistent with or authorized by the constitution of a state or society constitutional rights 2: regulated by, dependent on, or ruling according to a constitution a constitutional monarchy 3: of, relating to, or dealin … Law dictionary
constituţional — CONSTITUŢIONÁL, Ă, constituţionali, e, adj. În conformitate cu constituţia (2) unui stat, prevăzut în constituţie, bazat pe constituţie. ♢ Comisie constituţională = comisie însărcinată cu elaborarea (elabora) textului unei constituţii şi cu… … Dicționar Român
constitutional — con‧sti‧tu‧tion‧al [ˌkɒnstˈtjuːʆnəl ǁ ˌkɑːnstˈtuː ] adjective LAW 1. relating to the constitution: • constitutional reform 2. allowed by the constitution: • The court will decide whether his actions are constitutional. * * * constitutional UK… … Financial and business terms
constitutional — [adj1] inherent built in, congenital, deep seated, essential, inborn, inbred, ingrained, innate, intrinsic, natural, organic, vital; concept 549 Ant. contracted, learned constitutional [adj2] provided for by law approved, chartered, democratic,… … New thesaurus
constitutional — [kän΄stə to͞o′shə nəl, kän΄stətyo͞o′shə nəl] adj. 1. of or in the constitution of a person or thing; basic; essential 2. for improving a person s constitution; good for one s health 3. of, in, authorized by, subject to, dependent on, dealing with … English World dictionary
Constitutional — Con sti*tu tion*al, n. A walk or other exercise taken for one s health or constitution. [Colloq.] Thackeray. [1913 Webster] The men trudged diurnal constitutionals along the different roads. Compton Reade. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
Constitutional — (engl., spr. konßtĭtjūschĕnĕl), Spaziergang, gesundheitfördernde Körperbewegung … Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon
constitutional — adj *inherent, intrinsic, essential, ingrained Analogous words: congenital, *innate, inborn: *native: natural, normal (see REGULAR): *characteristic, individual, peculiar Antonyms: advenient Contrasted words: * … New Dictionary of Synonyms
constitutional — ► ADJECTIVE 1) relating to or in accordance with a constitution. 2) relating to a person s physical or mental state. ► NOUN dated ▪ a walk taken regularly to maintain good health. DERIVATIVES constitutionality noun constitutionally adverb … English terms dictionary