Examples of sanctity in a Sentence
the sanctity of the elderly nun shone through in her every word and gesture
Recent Examples of sanctity from the Web
Despite his roller-coaster lifestyle, Allman found sanctity performing for others and his affection for touring was one of the most consistent parts of his life.
The VFW has teamed up with USAA this year to raise awareness of the true meaning and sanctity of the day, Law said.
The court sided against her in 1993, ruling that the state’s interest was protecting life’s sanctity.
Scientists can make simple mistakes or be subtly biased by their desire for prestige, interfering with the sanctity of their results.
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Origin and Etymology of sanctity
Middle English saunctite, from Anglo-French sainteté, from Latin sanctitat-, sanctitas, from sanctus sacred
First Known Use: 14th century
SANCTITY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of sanctity for English Language Learners
: the quality or state of being holy, very important, or valuable
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