[ kon-sti-too-shuh-nl, -tyoo- ]
/ ˌkɒn stɪˈtu ʃə nl, -ˈtyu- /



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

Nearby words

  1. constitution mirror,
  2. constitution of the united states,
  3. constitution state,
  4. constitution, the,
  5. constitution, united states,
  6. constitutional convention,
  7. constitutional democratic party,
  8. constitutional disease,
  9. constitutional law,
  10. constitutional monarchy

Origin of constitutional

First recorded in 1675–85; constitution + -al1

Related forms Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for constitutional

British Dictionary definitions for constitutional


/ (ˌkɒnstɪˈtjuːʃənəl) /


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


a regular walk taken for the benefit of one's health
Derived Formsconstitutionally, adverb

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Word Origin and History for constitutional
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

Medicine definitions for constitutional


[ kŏn′stĭ-tōōshə-nəl ]


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

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