Definition of Constructionist

1. n. One who puts a certain construction upon some writing or instrument, as the Constitutions of the United States; as, a strict constructionist; a broad constructionist.

Definition of Constructionist

1. Adjective. Of, pertaining to, or advocating constructionism. ¹

2. Noun. An advocate of constructionism. ¹

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Definition of Constructionist

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Constructionist

constructio ad sensum
construction helmet
construction helmets
construction industry
construction paper
construction site
construction worker
constructional agraphia
constructional apraxia
constructiones ad sensum
constructionist (current term)
constructive breach
constructive criticism
constructive eviction
constructive evictions
constructive force
constructive fraud
constructive logic
constructive memories
constructive memory
constructive metabolism

Literary usage of Constructionist

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1. Self-Neglect Among the Elderly: Maintaining Continuity of Self by Susanna D. Bozinovski (1998)
"Best suggests that much constructionist research can be characterized as 'contextual.' The 'contextual constructionist' view is a moderate approach which ..."

2. United States Constitutional History and Law by Albert H. Putney (1908)
"The accession to power of the strict constructionist Party.—On March 4, 1801, the control of both the Executive and Legislative departments of the United ..."

3. Handy-book of Literary Curiosities by William Shepard Walsh (1892)
"broadly speaking, be deemed a strict-constructionist position, and the right to issue paper money an implication of liberal construction. ..."

4. An American Glossary by Richard Hopwood Thornton (1912)
"1841 He says he is a " strict constructionist," " a Pharisee of the Pharisees. ... 1842 A strict constructionist of Virginia had deemed it unconstitutional ..."

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