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con·sti·tu·tion·al

 (kŏn′stĭ-to͞o′shə-nəl, -tyo͞o′-)
adj.
1. Of or relating to a constitution: a constitutional amendment.
2. Consistent with, sanctioned by, or permissible according to a constitution: a law that was declared constitutional by the court; the constitutional right of free speech.
3. Established by or operating under a constitution: a constitutional government.
4. Of or proceeding from the basic structure or nature of a person or thing; inherent: a constitutional inability to tell the truth.
5. Of or relating to one's physical makeup.
n.
A walk taken regularly for one's health.

con′sti·tu′tion·al·ly adv.

constitutional

(ˌkɒnstɪˈtjuːʃənəl)
adj
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) denoting, characteristic of, or relating to a constitution
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) authorized by or subject to a constitution
3. of or inherent in the physical make-up or basic nature of a person or thing: a constitutional weakness.
4. beneficial to one's general physical wellbeing
n
a regular walk taken for the benefit of one's health
ˌconstiˈtutionally adv

con•sti•tu•tion•al

(ˌkɒn stɪˈtu ʃə nl, -ˈtyu-)

adj.
1. of or pertaining to the constitution of a state, organization, etc.
2. subject to the provisions of such a constitution: a constitutional monarchy.
3. provided by, in accordance with, or not prohibited by such a constitution: the constitutional powers of the president; a constitutional law.
4. belonging to or inherent in the character or makeup of a person's body or mind: a constitutional weakness for sweets.
5. pertaining to the constitution or composition of a thing; essential.
6. beneficial to one's constitution; healthful: constitutional exercise.
n.
7. a walk or other mild exercise taken for the benefit of one's health.
[1675–85]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.constitutional - a regular walk taken as a form of exercise
walk - the act of walking somewhere; "he took a walk after lunch"
Adj.1.constitutional - of benefit to or intended to benefit your physical makeup; "constitutional walk"
2.constitutional - 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"
unconstitutional - not consistent with or according to a constitution; contrary to the U.S. Constitution
3.constitutional - existing as an essential constituent or characteristic; "the Ptolemaic system with its built-in concept of periodicity"; "a constitutional inability to tell the truth"
intrinsic, intrinsical - belonging to a thing by its very nature; "form was treated as something intrinsic, as the very essence of the thing"- John Dewey
4.constitutional - constitutional in the structure of something (especially your physical makeup)
essential - basic and fundamental; "the essential feature"

constitutional

adjective
1. legitimate, official, legal, chartered, statutory, vested We have a constitutional right to demonstrate.
noun
1. walk, stroll, turn, airing I met him as he was taking his daily constitutional.

constitutional

adjective
1. Forming an essential element, as arising from the basic structure of an individual:
2. Constituting or forming part of the essence of something:
noun
A usually brief and regular journey on foot, especially for exercise:
Translations
دُستوري، مُتَعَلِّق بِتَركيب الجِسم
ústavní
grundlovs-konstitutionel
alkotmányos
samkvæmur stjórnarskrá
ústavný
anayasal

constitutional

[ˌkɒnstɪˈtjuːʃənl]
A. ADJconstitucional
B. Npaseo m
C. CPD constitutional monarchy Nmonarquía f constitucional
constitutional reform Nreforma f constitucional
constitutional law Nderecho m político

constitutional

[ˌkɒnstɪˈtjuːʃənəl] adjconstitutionnel(le)

constitutional

adj
(Pol) reform, crisis, theoryVerfassungs-; monarchy, monarchkonstitutionell; government, actionverfassungsmäßig; constitutional lawVerfassungsrecht nt; constitutional changeVerfassungsänderung f; it’s not constitutionaldas ist verfassungswidrig
(Med) → konstitutionell (spec), → körperlich bedingt; (fig) dislike etcnaturgegeben or -bedingt
n (hum inf)Spaziergang m; to go for a/one’s constitutionaleinen/seinen Spaziergang machen

constitutional

[ˌkɒnstɪˈtjuːʃənl] adjcostituzionale

constitute

(ˈkonstitjuːt) verb
to form; to make up; to be. Nuclear waste constitutes a serious danger.
ˌconstiˈtution noun
1. a set of rules governing an organization; the supreme laws and rights of a country's people etc. the constitution of the country.
2. physical characteristics, health etc. He has a strong constitution.
ˌconstiˈtutional adjective
legal according to a given constitution. The proposed change would not be constitutional.
ˌconstiˈtutionally adverb
References in classic literature ?
Yet, with all this scope of precedent, I now enter upon the same task for the brief Constitutional term of four years under great and peculiar difficulty.
All profess to be content in the Union if all Constitutional rights can be maintained.
The skeleton of even the most lawless despot makes a good constitutional sovereign.
But as new-fangled and artificial treasons have been the great engines by which violent factions, the natural offspring of free government, have usually wreaked their alternate malignity on each other, the convention have, with great judgment, opposed a barrier to this peculiar danger, by inserting a constitutional definition of the crime, fixing the proof necessary for conviction of it, and restraining the Congress, even in punishing it, from extending the consequences of guilt beyond the person of its author.
To the second question it may be answered, that if the general government should interpose by virtue of this constitutional authority, it will be, of course, bound to pursue the authority.
Even in the constitutional realm of Trade Winds, north and south of the equator, ships are overtaken by strange disturbances.
Don't split upon a constitutional officer's profession, Muster Gashford.
as Mr Dennis swore) the greatest possible curse a civilised community could know, and militating more against the professional emoluments and usefulness of the great constitutional office he had the honour to hold, than any adverse circumstances that could present themselves to his imagination.
There was a time when we were told that breaches, by the States, of the regulations of the federal authority were not to be expected; that a sense of common interest would preside over the conduct of the respective members, and would beget a full compliance with all the constitutional requisitions of the Union.
The rulers of the respective members, whether they have a constitutional right to do it or not, will undertake to judge of the propriety of the measures themselves.
The permanent constitutional condition of the manufactured man, thought Ahab, is sordidness.
With this view, I have not hesitated to reveal to the lawyer a constitutional peculiarity of my poor uncle's, which was always kept a secret among us at his own request -- I mean his tendency to somnambulism.

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