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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Mohammad Javad Zarif:

    No time deadline is sacrosanct.

  2. Uffe Ellemann-Jensen, President, ELDR 1995-2000, Foreign Minister 1982-1993, Nordic Embassies in Berlin 23 September 2003:

    I cherish the Franco-German cooperation as one of the most important developments in post-war Europe. But I will not accept is as being so sacrosanct that the rest of us shall simply adapt to what is decided between Paris and Berlin.

  3. Nicholos Venditti:

    The GO pledge, the pledge that the municipal market for its entire existence viewed as sacrosanct, now isn't, given the strength of the muni market this year, I don't believe investors have been compensated in general for that incremental risk.

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