constitutionality

noun con·sti·tu·tion·al·i·ty \ ˌkän(t)-stə-ˌtü-shə-ˈna-lə-tē , -ˌtyü- \
Updated on: 8 Nov 2017

Definition of constitutionality

: the quality or state of being constitutional; especially : accordance with the provisions of a constitution
  • questioned the constitutionality of the law

Examples of constitutionality in a Sentence

  1. He questions the constitutionality of the proposed law.

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First Known Use of constitutionality

1787


CONSTITUTIONALITY Defined for English Language Learners

constitutionality

noun

Definition of constitutionality for English Language Learners

  • : the state of being allowed by or in agreement with a constitution : the state of being constitutional


Law Dictionary

constitutionality

noun con·sti·tu·tion·al·i·ty \ ˌkän-stə-ˌtü-shə-ˈna-lə-tē, -ˌtyü- \

legal Definition of constitutionality

: the quality or state of being constitutional; especially : conformity with the provisions of a constitution
  • questioned the constitutionality of the income tax


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