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Not in accordance with a political constitution, especially the US Constitution, or with procedural rules.
autocratic, dictatorial, totalitarian, authoritarian, absolute, absolutist, arbitrary, unconstitutional, undemocratic, anti-democratic, uncontrolled, unaccountable, summaryView synonyms
- ‘Ours here ended when it was challenged in the Supreme Court of Canada and ruled unconstitutional.’
- ‘This held that nineteenth-century state legislation on the issue was unconstitutional.’
- ‘But on Friday of last week a judge found that the national executive meeting was unconstitutional and declared it void.’
- ‘You think the president has the power to declare an act of Congress unconstitutional.’
- ‘It also said that the discrimination by some local authorities could be unconstitutional.’
- ‘I remember reading on the BBC news website last week that a Greek court has ruled this unconstitutional.’
- ‘In the US Supreme Court, this law would be struck down as being unconstitutional.’
- ‘That law has since been ruled unconstitutional and overturned, and the case will resume later this year.’
- ‘It led to the US supreme court ruling that the segregation of buses was unconstitutional.’
- ‘The law was later ruled unconstitutional by the Florida state Supreme Court.’
- ‘Otherwise, the Supreme Court would probably have found the measures unconstitutional.’
- ‘It was only thrown out after Italy's Supreme Court ruled it was unconstitutional.’
- ‘The first category is oppressive, arbitrary or unconstitutional action by the servants of the government.’
- ‘First of all, the first declaration that you claim is that a certain High Court Rule is unconstitutional.’
- ‘There is, of course, nothing unconstitutional about filibustering a judicial nomination.’
- ‘The Act was ruled unconstitutional by the Third US Circuit Court of Appeals in Philadelphia last year.’
- ‘She holds that the separation of church and state is also unconstitutional and has equated Social Security with cannibalism.’
- ‘Any potential law which they felt went against the Constitution was classed as unconstitutional and had to be re-drawn.’
- ‘First, it held unconstitutional the long-standing rule that injury was to be presumed from the mere fact of publication.’
- ‘The suit charges that the act is unconstitutional because it permits no exception to protect the health of the mother.’
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