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nonconstitutional


adjective

  1. of or relating 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 law held to be constitutional by the Supreme Court.
  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.

noun

  1. a walk or other mild exercise taken for the benefit of one’s health.

adjective

  1. denoting, characteristic of, or relating to a constitution
  2. authorized by or subject to a constitution
  3. of or inherent in the physical make-up or basic nature of a person or thinga constitutional weakness
  4. beneficial to one’s general physical wellbeing

noun

  1. a regular walk taken for the benefit of one’s health

adj.1680s, “pertaining to a person’s (physical or mental) constitution,” from constitution + -al (1). Meaning “beneficial to bodily constitution” is from 1750. Meaning “authorized or allowed by the political constitution” is from 1765. Constitutional monarchy is recorded from 1801, from French. Related: Constitutionally. n.“a constitutional walk,” 1829, probably originally among university students, from constitutional (adj.) in the “beneficial to bodily health” sense. adj.

  1. Of or relating to one’s physical makeup.
  2. Of or proceeding from the basic structure or nature of a person or thing; inherent.

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