- The definition of sacrosanct is something too important to interfere with or something that must be kept sacred.
The right to liberty is an example of something that would be described as sacrosanct.
sacrosanct definition by Webster's New World
Origin: Classical Latin sacrosanctus ; from sacer, sacred plush sanctus, holy: see saint
- sacrosanctity noun
sacrosanct definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Origin: Latin sacrōsānctus, consecrated with religious ceremonies : sacrō, ablative of sacrum, religious rite (from neuter of sacer, sacred; see sacred) + sānctus, past participle of sancīre, to consecrate; see sak- in Indo-European roots.
- sacˌro·sancˈti·ty noun