Examples of sanctity in a Sentence
the sanctity of the elderly nun shone through in her every word and gesture
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The dream was sovereignty for Padania, a mystical northern Italian land imbued with the sanctity of the River Po.
Slowly, the culture of death overtakes commitment to the sanctity of life.
The result is a grindhouse exercise that is full-on nuts, a pull-out-the-stops roller coaster ride that delights in exploring -- bloodily -- one of the last taboos left largely untouched by Hollywood: the sanctity of the parent-child relationship.
And to appease those who cling to the sanctity of amateurism, earnings could be placed in a trust to be paid when the student has left the institution.
Anthony Comstock’s zealous crusade against vice, the uptick in fraternal lodges and the Knights of Labor: All these were responses to what seemed challenges to the sanctity of the home.
Others are spectacular reminders of what has been considered holy, and the efforts which have been made to convey sanctity from one place to another.
Thirty days later, when a radicalized Muslim allegedly rammed through a crowd of bikers and pedestrians in New York City, killing eight, there was not a mark of hesitation or wariness about disturbing the sanctity of mourning.
So much for the sanctity of a save, of the importance of ninth-inning familiarity.
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Origin and Etymology of sanctity
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
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