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 Meanings and Examples of CONSTITUTION
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 n.  law determining the fundamental political principles of a government; the act of forming something
Classic Sentence: (133 in 9 pages)
1  As he stood, he leaned upon his weapon for support, and yet his tall figure and the massive framework of his bones suggested a wiry and vigorous constitution.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
2  His iron constitution enabled him to work morning and evening at improving and tilling his lands.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
3  He soon realized that even his iron constitution could not stand the incessant strain which he was putting upon it.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
4  Utterly heedless of the wear and tear of her clothes and constitution, and adamant to her pathetic sneezes, Mr. Bounderby immediately crammed her into a coach, and bore her off to Stone Lodge.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER III
5  The situation of the inferior gentry, or Franklins, as they were called, who, by the law and spirit of the English constitution, were entitled to hold themselves independent of feudal tyranny, became now unusually precarious.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER I
6  Yet such was the virtue of Miriam's balsam, or such the strength of Ivanhoe's constitution, that he did not sustain from the hurried journey that inconvenience which his kind physician had apprehended.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXVIII
7  It can be but for a fortnight," said Henry; "and if a fortnight can kill her, she must have a constitution which nothing could save.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXIV
8  It is a part of an Englishman's constitution.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXIV
9  For countless years I judged there had been no danger of war or solitary violence, no danger from wild beasts, no wasting disease to require strength of constitution, no need of toil.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells
Context  Highlight   In IV
10  But not to suggest more obvious reasons, it may be that they are kept silent by the very constitution of their nature.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Context  Highlight   In X. THE LEECH AND HIS PATIENT
11  And yet, by the constitution of his nature, he loved the truth, and loathed the lie, as few men ever did.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Context  Highlight   In XI. THE INTERIOR OF A HEART
12  Donavan says there is nothing materially to be apprehended; her constitution is a good one, and her resolution equal to any thing.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 37
13  If it had been in my constitution to be a lighter grubber, I might ha got into lighter trouble.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In Chapter XL
14  Not that Trabb's boy was of a malignant nature, but that he had too much spare vivacity, and that it was in his constitution to want variety and excitement at anybody's expense.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In Chapter LIII
15  He was double my mother's age when he married, and of but a delicate constitution.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 1. I AM BORN
Example Sentence: (48 in 4 pages)
16  Until the constitution is amended, the power to appoint ministers will remain with the president.
17  When he is sworn into office he will have to pledge his allegiance to the republican constitution.
18  He has a steely stare, a brassy attitude and an iron constitution.
19  This compact is the constitution, and a constitution is not a thing in name only, but in fact.
20  President Putin said Britain knew Russia's constitution prohibits such an extradition.
21  What we should not allow this moment to undermine, is our commitment to South Africa, to the constitution and the reconstruction.
22  We shouldn't be changing our constitution to suit a short-term whim or agenda.
23  The president, who imprisoned thousands of opponents after an attempted coup in 2016 and rigged the constitution, has a strained relationship with Germany.
24  The Senate duly approved Mr Rajoy's request to apply Article 155 of the constitution; it grants the government wide powers to compel a region to obey the constitution.
25  Abe's long-held dream to change the pacifist constitution got a big boost today as conservative coalition won a crucial 2/3 majority in a snap election.
26  They felt that our discussions with other companies constituted a breach of/in our agreement.
27  The items used were derived from data from participant observation, and therefore constituted a re-presentation of items to the community.
28  The committee had been improperly constituted, and therefore had no legal power.
29  For the sake of policy and representativeness, we need a constitutional amendment to remove this prerogative from the president.
30  Party leaders doubted that they had enough votes in both houses of Congress to ratify the constitutional amendment.