nonconstitutional

adjective
non·​con·​sti·​tu·​tion·​al | \ ˌnän-ˌkän(t)-stə-ˈtü-shnəl How to pronounce nonconstitutional (audio) , -shə-nᵊl, -ˈtyü- \

Definition of nonconstitutional

: 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

First Known Use of nonconstitutional

1775, in the meaning defined above

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“Nonconstitutional.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonconstitutional. Accessed 21 January 2020.

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