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unconstitutional

[ uhn-kon-sti-too-shuh-nl, -tyoo- ]
/ ˌʌn kɒn stɪˈtu ʃə nl, -ˈtyu- /
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adjective

not constitutional; unauthorized by or inconsistent with the constitution, as of a country.

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Origin of unconstitutional

First recorded in 1735–45; un-1 + constitutional

OTHER WORDS FROM unconstitutional

un·con·sti·tu·tion·al·ism, nounun·con·sti·tu·tion·al·i·ty, nounun·con·sti·tu·tion·al·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for unconstitutional

unconstitutional
/ (ˌʌnkɒnstɪˈtjuːʃənəl) /

adjective

at variance with or not permitted by a constitution

Derived forms of unconstitutional

unconstitutionality, noun
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