Con`sti*tu"tion*al*ly (?), adv.

1.

In accordance with the constitution or natural disposition of the mind or body; naturally; as, he was constitutionally timid.

The English were constitutionally humane. Hallam.

2.

In accordance with the constitution or fundamental law; legally; as, he was not constitutionally appointed.

Nothing would indue them to acknowledge that [such] an assembly . . . was constitutionally a Parliament. Macaulay.

 

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