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Definition of "constitutionality" []

  • Accordance with the provisions or principles of a constitution: The high court will rule on the constitutionality of the new law. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "constitutionality" in a sentence
  • "My take on the subject of constitutionality is that the federal government is constitutionally obligated to protect the economic and social interests of the minority (ranchers in WY, MT, ID, et. al.) from the capricious wishes of the majority (the liberal, big-city types coalesced into the various environmentalist groups like GreenPeace)."
  • ""My take on the subject of constitutionality is that the federal government is constitutionally obligated to protect the economic and social interests of the minority""
  • "But even opponents of the freedom to have an abortion and of affirmative action, as policies, must acknowledge that the case for their constitutionality is not baseless."