Simple Definition of sacrosanct
: too important and respected to be changed, criticized, etc.
Examples of sacrosanct
the government's most sacrosanct institutions
The tradition is regarded as sacrosanct.
Origin of sacrosanct
Latin sacrosanctus, probably from sacro sanctus hallowed by a sacred rite
First Known Use: 1601
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