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See also: constituțional



constitution +‎ -al



constitutional (comparative more constitutional, superlative most constitutional)

  1. Relating to a legal or political constitution.
    a constitutional right
    constitutional reforms
    Brexit has rocked the foundations and plunged everyone into a state of heightened constitutional anxiety.
    Some in Westminster are already speculating that it would cause a constitutional crisis
  2. Conforming to a legal or political constitution.
    The UK Government’s White Paper, ‘The United Kingdom’s exit from and new partnership with the European Union’ pledges ‘continued adherence to the constitutional framework, rights and institutions provided for in the Belfast Agreement’, Jonathan Tonge, University of Liverpool, UK, Citizens' Rights and Constitutional Affairs, European Parliament, The Impact and Consequences of Brexit for Northern Ireland
    Any Member State may decide to withdraw from the Union in accordance with its own constitutional requirements. Treaty on European Union.
  3. Belonging to, or inherent in, the constitution, or in the structure of body or mind.
    a constitutional infirmity
    constitutional ardour or dullness
  4. For the benefit of one's constitution or health.
    a constitutional walk


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constitutional (plural constitutionals) (nominalized adjective)

  1. A walk that is taken regularly for good health and wellbeing.
    • 12 December 2018, Charles Bramesco, AV Club A spoonful of nostalgia helps the calculated Mary Poppins Returns go down[1]
      Moments of potential transcendence, such as an afternoon constitutional through an expressionistic wonderland recalling the Fuji Velvia vividness of What Dreams May Come, ring false in light of this project’s mercenary origins.