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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Constitutional  \Con`sti*tu"tion*al\,  a.  [f.  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. 
 
  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. 
  --Hallam. 
 
  4.  Relating  to  a  constitution,  or  establishment  form  of 
  government;  as  a  constitutional  risis. 
 
  The  anient  constitutional  traditions  of  the  state. 
  --Macaulay. 
 
  5.  For  the  benefit  or  one's  constitution  or  health;  as  a 
  constitutional  walk.  [Colloq.] 
 
  {Constitutional  law},  law  that  relates  to  the  constitution, 
  as  a  permanent  system  of  political  and  juridical 
  government,  as  distinguished  from  statutory  and  common 
  law,  which  relate  to  matters  subordinate  to  such 
  constitution. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Constitutional  \Con`sti*tu"tion*al\,  n. 
  A  walk  or  other  exercise  taken  for  one's  health  or 
  constitution.  [Colloq.]  --Thackeray. 
 
  The  men  trudged  diurnal  constitutionals  along  the 
  different  roads.  --Compton 
  Reade. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  constitutional 
  adj  1:  of  or  relating  to  a  constitution;  "constitutional 
  amendments" 
  2:  of  benefit  to  or  intended  to  benefit  your  physical  makeup; 
  "constitutional  walk" 
  3:  sanctioned  by  or  consistent  with  or  operating  under  a 
  constitution;  "the  constitutional  right  of  free  speech"; 
  "constitutional  government";  "constitutional  guarantees" 
  [ant:  {unconstitutional}] 
  4:  existing  as  an  essential  constituent  or  characteristic;  "the 
  Ptolemaic  system  with  its  built-in  concept  of 
  periodicity";  "a  constitutional  inability  to  tell  the 
  truth"  [syn:  {built-in},  {inbuilt},  {inherent},  {integral}] 
  5:  constitutional  in  the  structure  of  something  (especially 
  your  physical  makeup)  [syn:  {constituent(a)},  {constitutive(a)}, 
  {organic}] 
  n  :  a  regular  walk  taken  as  a  form  of  exercise 




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