CONSTITUTION

noun. 1. the combined value of a person's inborn traits. 2. more generally, the primary psychological and tangible building blocks of a person, as a result of genetics and somewhat because of events encounters in one's life as well as elements from one's surroundings.

CONSTITUTION: "Mary's constitutional personality was partly genetic, but also born greatly from traumas she'd faced and growing up in an abusive household."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "CONSTITUTION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/constitution/ (accessed December 7, 2019).
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