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ˈsæk roʊˌsæŋktsacro·sanct

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. inviolable, inviolate, sacrosanctadjective

    must be kept sacred


  1. sacrosanctadjective

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

  2. sacrosanctadjective


Webster Dictionary

  1. Sacrosanctadjective

    sacred; inviolable

    Etymology: [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.]

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  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

Examples of sacrosanct in a Sentence

  1. Mohammad Javad Zarif:

    No time deadline is sacrosanct.

  2. Attorney General Bill Barr:

    Name one successful organization or institution where the lowest level employees' decisions are deemed sacrosanct, there aren't. There aren't any letting the most junior members set the agenda, it might be a good philosophy for a Montessori preschool, but it is no way to run a federal agency.

  3. Cynthia Vaught:

    I would like there to be no abortion providers in the United States, life is sacrosanct.

  4. 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.

  5. David Bahlman:

    It was a very, very sad thing to happen, particularly on the lakefront, which is supposed to be sacrosanct.

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