Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
Lizet Elaine

Word of the Day 07/01/20 Constitution

Constitution (noun)
constitution [ kon-sti-too-shuh n, -tyoo- ]

1. the system of fundamental principles according to which a nation, state, corporation, or the like, is governed.
2. the document embodying these principles.
3. (initial capital letter) Constitution of the United States.
4. the way in which a thing is composed or made up; makeup; composition: the chemical constitution of the cleanser.
5. the physical character of the body as to strength, health, etc.: He has a strong constitution.
6. Medicine/Medical, Psychology. the aggregate of a person's physical and psychological characteristics.
7. the act or process of constituting; establishment.
8. the state of being constituted; formation.
9. any established arrangement or custom.
10. Archaic. character or condition of mind; disposition; temperament.

an·ti·con·sti·tu·tion, adjective

structure, nature, charter, code, legislation, custom, form, habit, character, frame, temperament, physique, habitus, vitality, temper, content, construction, formation, architecture, disposition

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Origin: 1350–1400; Middle English constitucion edict, ordinance < Anglo-French < Latin constitūtiōn- (stem of constitūtiō). See constitute, -ion

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