The definition of intact is something that is complete and that has not been damaged in any way.adjective
An example of intact is a 36-piece set of military figures that has not been broken.YourDictionary definition and usage example. Copyright © 2013 by LoveToKnow Corp.
Origin: ME intacte < L intactus < in-, not + tactus, pp. of tangere, to touch: see tact
- intactness noun
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- Remaining sound, entire, or uninjured; not impaired in any way.
- Having all physical parts, especially:a. Having the hymen unbroken.b. Not castrated.
Origin: Middle English, from Latin intāctus : in-, not; see in-1 + tāctus, past participle of tangere, to touch; see tag- in Indo-European roots.
- in·tactˈly adverb
- in·tactˈness noun