Definitions

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  • n. The state or quality of being inviolate.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The state or quality of being inviolate.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The state of being inviolate: as, the inviolacy of an oath.

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Examples

  • The old gentleman, whose inviolacy was thus rudely assailed, sat staring at the intruder, his mouth compressed, and three fingers round his glass, which it 'was doubtful whether he was not going to hurl at him.

    Evan Harrington — Volume 2

  • Now, upon that the King of the City cried, 'Be the will of Allah achieved, and the inviolacy of Shagpat made manifest!

    The Shaving of Shagpat; an Arabian entertainment — Volume 4

  • Nor is this all: the tenderness of age is twice blessed, -- blessed in its trophies over the obduracy of encrusting and withering years, blessed because it is tinged with the sanctity of the grave; because it tells us that the heart will blossom even upon the precincts of the tomb, and flatters us with the inviolacy and immortality of love.

    The Disowned — Volume 03

  • American press and news media revealed their tepid commitment to freedom of speech and the inviolacy of the First Amendment, incidents of assaults on that freedom would not only multiply, but assume odd but no less ominous forms.

    The Rule of Reason

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