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Definitions for sanctity
ˈsæŋk tɪ tisanc·ti·ty

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. holiness, sanctity, sanctitude(noun)

    the quality of being holy


  1. sanctity(Noun)

    Holiness of life or disposition; saintliness

  2. sanctity(Noun)

    The condition of being considered sacred; inviolability

  3. sanctity(Noun)

    Something considered sacred.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sanctity(noun)

    the state or quality of being sacred or holy; holiness; saintliness; moral purity; godliness

  2. Sanctity(noun)

    sacredness; solemnity; inviolability; religious binding force; as, the sanctity of an oath

  3. Sanctity(noun)

    a saint or holy being


  1. Sanctity

    Sanctity was a heavy metal band from Asheville, North Carolina, USA. They formed in 1998 and have released one album, Road to Bloodshed, on April 24, 2007. They are currently writing for a new album, with their new TBA vocalist. Zeff now has a separate project named Graveyard Fields and Jeremy, Jared and Derek also have a project together.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sanctity in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sanctity in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of sanctity in a Sentence

  1. Kevin Howard:

    I believe in the sanctity of marriage, other families should see what the consequences are to not only breaking the vow to whatever religion you subscribe to, but also your legal responsibilities.

  2. Rahm Emanuel:

    We need to stop the revolving door for repeat gun offenders. These violent offenders must know that their punishment will match the seriousness of the crimes they committed and the value and the sanctity of the lives they have taken from their fellow family members.

  3. Senator Ted Cruz:

    I encourage my colleagues to continue to fight to defund this organization that places more value on the sale price of babies' body parts than it does on the sanctity of human life.

  4. Paul Ryan:

    It clears the path to repealing this law with a Republican president in 2017 and replacing it with a truly patient-centered health care system, we will not back down from this fight to defend the sanctity of life and make quality health care coverage achievable for all Americans.

  5. Andrew Schneider:

    There can be no spirituality, no sanctity, no truth without the female sex.

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