nonconstitutional

adjective

non·​con·​sti·​tu·​tion·​al ˌnän-ˌkän(t)-stə-ˈtü-shnəl How to pronounce nonconstitutional (audio)
-shə-nᵊl,
-ˈtyü-
: not according to, consistent with, or involving the constitution of a body politic (such as a nation) : unconstitutional
nonconstitutional judgments/laws
Part of any revisionist Court's style, in addition to the nature of the nonconstitutional values enforced, is the rhetoric employed.Robert H. Bork

Word History

First Known Use

1775, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of nonconstitutional was in 1775

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“Nonconstitutional.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonconstitutional. Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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