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[.] ANTICONSTITU'TIONALIST, n. One opposed to the constitution.


[.] ANTICONSTITU'TIONALIST, n. One opposed to the constitution.


[.] CONSTITUTION, n. [.] 1. The act of constituting, enacting, establishing, or appointing. [.] 2. The state of being; that form of being or peculiar structure and connection of parts which makes or characterizes a system or body. Hence the particular frame or temperament ...


[.] CONSTITUTIONAL, a. [.] 1. Bred or inherent in the constitution, or in the natural frame of body or mind; as a constitutional infirmity; constitutional ardor or dulness. [.] 2. Consistent with the constitution; authorized by the constitution or fundamental rules ...


[.] CONSTITUTIONALIST, n. [.] 1. An adherent to the constitution of government. [.] 2. An innovator of the old constitution, or a framer or friend of the new constitution in France.


[.] CONSTITUTIONALITY, n. [.] 1. The state of being constitutional; the state of being inherent in the natural frame; as the constitutionality of disease. [.] 2. The state of being consistent with the constitution or frame of government, or of being authorized by its ...


[.] CONSTITUTIONALLY, adv. In consistency with the constitution or frame of government.


[.] CONSTITUTIONIST, n. One who adheres to the constitution of the country.


[.] UNCONSTITU'TIONAL, a. Not agreeable to the constitution; not authorized by the constitution; contrary to the principles of the constitution. It is not unconstitutional for the king of Great Britain to declare war without the consent of parliament; but for the president ...


[.] UNCONSTITUTIONAL'ITY, n. The quality of being unauthorized by the constitution, or contrary to its provisions or principles. The supreme court has power to decide upon the unconstitutionality of a law.


[.] UNCONSTITU'TIONALLY, adv. In a manner not warranted by or contrary to the constitution.

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WITHOUT, prep.

1. Not with; as without success.

2. In a state of destitution or absence from.

There is no living with thee nor without thee.

3. In a state of destitution or absence from.

There is no living with thee nor without thee.

4. Beyond; not within.

Eternity, before the world and after, is without our reach.

5. Supposing the negation or omission of.

Without the separation of the two monarchies, the most advantageous terms from the French must end in our destruction.

6. Independent of; not by the use of. Men like to live without labor.

Wise men will do it without a law.

7. On the outside of; as without the gate; without doors.

8. With exemption from. That event cannot happen without great damage to our interests.

9. Unless; except.

Without, when it precedes a sentence or member of a sentence, has been called a conjunction. This is a mistake. You will not enjoy health, without you use much exercise. In this sentence, without is a preposition still, but followed by a member of a sentence, instead of a single noun. It has no property of a connective or conjunction, and does not fall within the definition. You will not enjoy health, this fact following being removed, or not taking place; you use exercise. This use of without, is nearly superseded by unless and except, among good writers and speakers; but is common in popular discourse or parlance.


1. Not on the inside; not within.

These were from without the growing miseries.

2. Out of doors.

3. Externally; not in the mind.

Without were fightings, within were fears. 2 Corinthians 7.

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BECAUSE, becauz' a compound word. [ See By and Cause.]

By cause, or by the cause; on this account; for the cause which is explained in the next proposition; for the reason next explained. Thus, I fled, because I was afraid, is to be thus resolved; I fled, by the cause, for the cause, which is mentioned in the next affirmation, viz. I was afraid. Hence, cause being a noun, because may be regularly followed by of.

The spirit is life, because of righteousness.

Because of these cometh the wrath of God upon the children of disobedience.

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