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inviolate

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adjective in·vi·o·late \-ˈvī-ə-lət\

Simple Definition of inviolate

  • : not harmed or changed

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of inviolate

  1. :  not violated or profaned; especially :  pure

inviolately adverb
inviolateness noun

Examples of inviolate in a sentence

  1. These rights must remain inviolate.



15th Century

First Known Use of inviolate

15th century


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