constitutionally


con·sti·tu·tion·al·ly

adverb \-ˈtü-shnə-lē, -ˈtyü-, -shə-nə-lē\

Definition of CONSTITUTIONALLY

1
a :  in accordance with one's constitution <constitutionally unable to grasp subtleties>
b :  in structure, composition, or constitution <despite repeated heatings the material remained constitutionally the same>
2
:  in accordance with a political constitution <was not constitutionally eligible to fill the office>

Examples of CONSTITUTIONALLY

  1. <I'm afraid that I'm constitutionally incapable of carrying a tune.>

First Known Use of CONSTITUTIONALLY

1742

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