Sacrosanct meaning

săkrō-săngkt
Regarded as sacred and inviolable.
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Very sacred, holy, or inviolable.
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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.

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Origin of sacrosanct

  • Latin sacrōsānctus consecrated with religious ceremonies sacrō ablative of sacrum religious rite (from) (neuter of sacer sacred sacred) sānctus past participle of sancīre to consecrate sak- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Latin sacrosanctus

    From Wiktionary