un-constitutional

unconstitutional

[uhn-kon-sti-too-shuh-nl, -tyoo-]
adjective
not constitutional; unauthorized by or inconsistent with the constitution, as of a country.

Origin:
1735–45; un-1 + constitutional

unconstitutionalism, noun
unconstitutionality, noun
unconstitutionally, adverb
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unconstitutional (ˌʌnkɒnstɪˈtjuːʃənəl)
 
adj
at variance with or not permitted by a constitution
 
unconstitution'ality
 
n

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unconstitutional
1734, from un- (1) "not" + constitutional (see constitution).
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