[ noun ] (law,writing) law determining the fundamental political principles of a government
Used in print(Brainard Cheney, "Christianity and the Tragic Vision-Ut...)
It seemed to me that the liberals had scrapped the balanced polarity and reposed both liberty and the fundamental_law in the common_man .
That_is_to_say Gabriel 's fundamental_law had been so much modified by this time that it was neither fundamental nor law any_more .
It is a weakness of Gabriel 's analysis that he never seems to realize that his so-called fundamental_law had already been cut loose from its foundations when it was adapted to democracy .