inviolate[in vī′ə lit, -lāt′]
- The definition of inviolate is something secure or unbroken.
An example of inviolate is an ancient holy place that remains unspoiled by human occupation.
Origin of inviolateMiddle English ; from Classical Latin inviolatus: see in- and amp; violate
Origin of inviolateMiddle English, from Latin inviolātus : in-, not; see in–1 + violātus, past participle of violāre, to violate; see violate.
- in·vi′o·la·cy , in·vi′o·late·ness
(comparative more inviolate, superlative most inviolate)
From Latin inviolatus.