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constitutionally

[kon-sti-too-shuh-nl-ee, -tyoo-]
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  1. in respect to physical makeup: He is constitutionally fitted for heavy labor.
  2. in respect to mental or emotional makeup: constitutionally unable to speak before an audience.
  3. with respect to a constitution: constitutionally invalid law.
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Origin of constitutionally

First recorded in 1735–45; constitutional + -ly
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Related Words for constitutionally

naturally, genetically, intrinsically, constitutionally, justly, lawfully, legitimately, congenitally, immanently, natively, authorized, rightfully, warranted, admittedly, conceded, juridically, permissibly, judicially

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Historical Examples of constitutionally

  • Constitutionally, they turned upon the obligations of citizenship.

    'Tis Sixty Years Since

    Charles Francis Adams

  • For the Assistant Commissioner was not constitutionally inclined to levity.

    The Secret Agent

    Joseph Conrad

  • But it may be that I am constitutionally insensible to the virtues of a cocked-hat.

  • For Khalid like myself is constitutionally incapable of denying God.

    The Book of Khalid

    Ameen Rihani

  • How cloistered and constitutionally sequestered from the market and from scandal!

    Essays, Second Series

    Ralph Waldo Emerson