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unconstitutional

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adjective un·con·sti·tu·tion·al \ˌən-ˌkän(t)-stə-ˈtü-shnəl, -ˈtyü-, -shə-nəl\

Simple Definition of unconstitutional

  • : not allowed by the constitution of a country or government : not constitutional

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of unconstitutional

  1. :  not according or consistent with the constitution of a body politic (as a nation) <an unconstitutional infringement on rights>

unconstitutionality play \-ˌtü-shə-ˈna-lə-tē, -ˌtyü-\ noun
unconstitutionally adverb

Examples of unconstitutional in a sentence

  1. an unconstitutional infringement of rights

  2. The law may be unconstitutional.



1734

First Known Use of unconstitutional

1734


UNCONSTITUTIONAL Defined for Kids

unconstitutional

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adjective un·con·sti·tu·tion·al \ˌən-ˌkän-stə-ˈtü-shə-nəl, -ˈtyü-\

Definition of unconstitutional for Students

  1. :  not according to or agreeing with the constitution of a country or government




Law Dictionary

unconstitutional

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adjective un·con·sti·tu·tion·al \ˌən-ˌkän-stə-ˈtü-shə-nəl, -ˈtyü-\

Legal Definition of unconstitutional

  1. :  contrary to or failing to comply with a constitution; especially :  violative of a person's rights guaranteed by the U.S. Constitution <an unconstitutional search and seizure>

unconstitutionality \-ˌtü-shə-ˈna-lə-tē, -ˌtyü-\ play noun
unconstitutionally adverb




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