CONSTITUTIONAL in a Sentence

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constitutional
 a.  of or relating to a constitution, or establishment form of government
Classic Sentence: (133 in 9 pages)
1  But from the head being removed while the trunk was still sound, it was not difficult for the Romans to return to a free and constitutional government.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XVII.
2  This, I say, should be seen to by him who would establish a constitutional government, whether in the form of a commonwealth or of a kingdom.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XXV.
3  When a republic is not provided with some safeguard such as this, either it must be ruined by observing constitutional forms, or else, to save it, these must be broken through.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XXXIV.
4  For kings who live, as these do, subject to constitutional restraint, are not to be counted when we have to consider each man's proper nature, and to see whether he resembles the multitude.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER LVIII.
5  Long after these constitutional powers had dispersed, my sister lay very ill in bed.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XVI
6  As I had asked for a night-light, the chamberlain had brought me in, before he left me, the good old constitutional rushlight of those virtuous days.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XLV
7  Perhaps this was an agreeable excitement to the donkey-boys; or perhaps the more sagacious of the donkeys, understanding how the case stood, delighted with constitutional obstinacy in coming that way.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 13. THE SEQUEL OF MY RESOLUTION
8  It had been a speech such as only constitutional monarchs deliver.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER XVIII
9  He now felt ashamed of his speech with its constitutional tendency and sought an opportunity of effacing it.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 9: CHAPTER XXIII
10  I should have associated my son in the Empire; my dictatorship would have been finished, and his constitutional reign would have begun.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER XXXVIII
11  I stand for freedom and constitutional rights.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
12  The permanent constitutional condition of the manufactured man, thought Ahab, is sordidness.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 46. Surmises.
13  On Sundays Stephen with his father and his grand-uncle took their constitutional.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
Get Context   In Chapter 2
14  He's taking pure mathematics and I'm taking constitutional history.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
Get Context   In Chapter 5
15  These are distinctions very suitable under a constitutional government.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 46. Unlimited Credit.
Example Sentence: (48 in 4 pages)
1  For the sake of policy and representativeness, we need a constitutional amendment to remove this prerogative from the president.
2  Party leaders doubted that they had enough votes in both houses of Congress to ratify the constitutional amendment.
3  The report calls for a comprehensive modernization of the monarchy to bring it more into line with other European constitutional monarchies.
4  He is accused of an armed attempt to overturn the constitutional order; if he is convicted he could face life imprisonment.
5  The court did issue a stinging rebuke for what it calls their indifference to their constitutional duties.
6  Congress exceeded its constitutional authority by requiring that all Americans obtain health insurance or pay a tax penalty.
7  The President is to put forward new proposals for resolving the country's constitutional crisis.
8  Only Parliament has the power to legislate on constitutional matters.
9  The government set an agenda for constitutional reform.
10  Forget the old adage about non-stop bicycling; the growing Community badly needs a decade of constitutional calm.
11  The unanimous ruling, by establishing that the “sanctity of life” also includes the “passage into death,” extends constitutional rights into a new realm.
12  They felt that our discussions with other companies constituted a breach of/in our agreement.
13  The items used were derived from data from participant observation, and therefore constituted a re-presentation of items to the community.
14  The committee had been improperly constituted, and therefore had no legal power.
15  The president agreed to amend the constitution and allow multi-party elections.