constitutional etymology

English word constitutional comes from English constitution, English -al

Detailed word origin of constitutional

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
constitution English (eng) (government) The formal or informal system of primary principles and laws that regulates a government or other institutions.. (law) A legal document describing such a formal system.. A person's physique or temperament.. The act, or process of setting something up, or establishing something; the composition or structure of such a thing; its makeup.. The general health of a person.
-al English (eng) (organic chemistry) Forms the names of aldehydes. Forming nouns, especially of verbal action.. Of or pertaining to. Adjectival suffix appended to various words, often nouns, to make an adjective form. Often added to words of Latin origin, but used with other words also.
constitutional English (eng) Belonging to, or inherent in, the constitution, or in the structure of body or mind.. Conforming to a legal or political constitution.. For the benefit of one's constitution or health.. Relating to a legal or political constitution. A walk that is taken regularly for good health and wellbeing.

Words with the same origin as constitutional

Descendants of -al
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