constitutional

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

adjective

noun

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

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Origin of constitutional

First recorded in 1675–85; constitution + -al1

OTHER WORDS FROM constitutional

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British Dictionary definitions for constitutional

constitutional
/ (ˌkɒnstɪˈtjuːʃənəl) /

adjective

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

noun

a regular walk taken for the benefit of one's health

Derived forms of constitutional

constitutionally, adverb
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Medical definitions for constitutional

constitutional
[ kŏn′stĭ-tōōshə-nəl ]

adj.

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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