American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Regarded as sacred and inviolable.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Preëminently or superlatively sacred or inviolable.
- adj. beyond alteration, criticism, or interference, especially due to religious sanction; inviolable.
- adj. sacred.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. rare Sacred; inviolable.
- adj. must be kept sacred
- Latin sacrōsānctus, consecrated with religious ceremonies : sacrō, ablative of sacrum, religious rite (from neuter of sacer, sacred; see sacred) + sānctus, past participle of sancīre, to consecrate; see sak- in Indo-European roots. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“The cultural boycott of Ariel seeks to penalize spaces which should remain sacrosanct, and devoid of political positioning.”
“If the dendro readings are crap now, why do we consider them sacrosanct from the because they are old?”
“The 10 Commandments of Gun Safety remain sacrosanct, and you should school young shooters on every one of them.”
“Senator-elect Rand Paul has challenged the notion of sacrosanct programs, by suggesting instead that a 5% cut should be applied across the board.”
“Funding levels for commodity crop subsidies in the farm bill are described as sacrosanct and proposals to cut them by so much as one penny are attacked as a betrayal.”
“House Democrats on Wednesday proposed dipping into last year's economic stimulus to pay for part of a new round of education spending - the first time leaders in that chamber have proposed using what they'd dubbed sacrosanct funds.”
“If something is sacred, then it is special and sacrosanct, that is, it is extremely inviolable and nothing can change.”
“New Delhi: Causing major embarrassment to the UPA government at an international conference of jurists on terrorism organised in the capital, former Union law minister Ram Jethmalani termed the sacrosanct Non-Aligned Movement and Panchsheel Agreements as "evil" in the presence of president Pratibha Patil and Union law minister Veerappa Moily.”
“For Democratic leaders, it's a striking defeat as they agree to allow expanded offshore drilling in waters they once called sacrosanct, giving Republicans a rare victory on energy policy six weeks before the election.”
“Mr. Kiir also has warned of violence if a credible vote isn't held on the "sacrosanct" date of Jan. 9.”
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