Definitions of Constitutionality

  1. The quality or state of being constitutional, or inherent in the natural frame. Newage Dictionary DB
  2. The quality or state of accordance with the fundamental law of some state or society. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  3. Accordance with a constitution; lawfulness. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.

Usage examples for Constitutionality

  1. But a more pressing issue on which the public wished information was that furnished by the Alien and Sedition laws, which Marshall had originally criticized on grounds both of expediency and of constitutionality – John Marshall and the Constitution A Chronicle of the Supreme Court, Volume 16 In The Chronicles Of America Series by Edward S. Corwin
  2. The judiciary, on the other hand, enjoys the unique power of passing upon the constitutionality of the acts of the other two branches of government. – Problems in American Democracy by Thames Ross Williamson