inviolate

adjective in·vi·o·late \ (ˌ)in-ˈvī-ə-lət \
|Updated on: 2 May 2018

Definition of inviolate

: not violated or profaned; especially : pure

inviolately

adverb

inviolateness

noun

Examples of inviolate in a Sentence

  1. These rights must remain inviolate.

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First Known Use of inviolate

15th century

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  • : not harmed or changed


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