Synonyms and Antonyms of constitution

  1. 1 the set of qualities that makes a person, a group of people, or a thing different from others the question of whether violent conflict is part of the constitution of human society Synonyms character, clay, colors, complexion, nature, genius, personality, self, toneRelated Words distinctiveness, distinctness, individuality, singularity, uniqueness; attribute, characteristic, earmark, essentiality, feature, flavor, hallmark, mark, point, property, savor (also savour), stamp, trait; disposition, grain, sort, temper, temperament; composition, makeup; essence, essentiality, interior, interiority, soul, spirit; metal, stuff, substance; habit, way

  2. 2 the type of body that a person has that marathon runner is known more for her strong constitution than for her speed Synonyms build, physique, figure, form, frame, habit, shapeRelated Words anatomy, structure

  3. 3 a collection or system of rules of conduct our society's constitution requires that every member in good standing pay yearly dues Synonyms canon, code, decalogue, lawRelated Words discipline, establishment; common law, legislation

  4. 4 a rule of conduct or action laid down by a governing authority and especially a legislature the constitution against murder is universal among civilized societies Synonyms act, bill, law, enactment, ordinance, statuteRelated Words command, commandment, decree, dictate, directive, edict, fiat, ruling; bylaw, ground rule, regulation, rule; amendment, legislation; common law, martial law; blue law; prohibition, proscription, restriction; canon, capitulary, encyclicalNear Antonyms higher law

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