What does sacrosanct mean?

Definitions for sacrosanctˈsæk roʊˌsæŋkt

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word sacrosanct.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. inviolable, inviolate, sacrosanct(adj)

    must be kept sacred


  1. sacrosanct(Adjective)

    beyond alteration, criticism, or interference, especially due to religious sanction; inviolable.

  2. sacrosanct(Adjective)


Webster Dictionary

  1. Sacrosanct(adj)

    sacred; inviolable

  2. Origin: [L. sucrosanctus.]


  1. Sacrosanct

    Sacrosanctity was a right of tribunes in Ancient Rome not to be harmed physically. Plebeians took an oath to regard anyone who laid hands on a tribune as an outlaw liable to be killed without penalty. The term comes from the phrase sacer esto and reflects that violation of a tribune's sacrosanctity was not only a secular offense, but a religious offense as well.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Sacrosanct

    sak′rō-sangkt, adj. very sacred or inviolable.—n. Sacrosanc′tity. [L. sacrosanctussacer, sacred, sanctus, pa.p. of sancīre, to hallow.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sacrosanct in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sacrosanct in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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