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Below you will find the definition of sacrosanct, followed by 41 sample sentences (from real sources), gradually increasing in length.
(adjective) - must be kept sacred
EXAMPLES - Sacrosanct in a Sentence
- Their weekly lunch is "sacrosanct," says a top aide. (source)
- This also marks the debut of the word 'sacrosanct' on Son of Bosey. (source)
- Look up "sacrosanct" in the Oxford English Dictionary and you will find: (source)
- Court that family MoU of 2005 was a "sacrosanct" document for resolving the (source)
- Wrong. To its many devotees, Watchmen is untouchable, unimprovable, sacrosanct. (source)
- Davies believes that British ministers should not consider the rebate "sacrosanct". (source)
- Protection of "sacrosanct" rights is not, and has never been, been an important KPI. (source)
- Court on Tuesday that family MoU of 2005 was a "sacrosanct" document for resolving the (source)
- I know that's probably sacrosanct stuff, but we are now seeing pretty unstable countries with nukes. (source)
- "The TV is kind of sacrosanct for a lot of people, but I don't enjoy it as much as I enjoy the movies. (source)
- He said the need to protect sources is "sacrosanct" and that WikiLeaks showed "no sense of responsibility." (source)
- The 10 Commandments of Gun Safety remain sacrosanct, and you should school young shooters on every one of them. (source)
- Ulundi was not "sacrosanct", he said, adding that people had the right to protest against the denial of civil rights. (source)
- Mukesh turns milkman with 'Dairy Pure' ... court that family MoU of 2005 was a "sacrosanct" document for resolving the (source)
- The cultural boycott of Ariel seeks to penalize spaces which should remain sacrosanct, and devoid of political positioning. (source)
- There's no reason defense earmarks should be sacrosanct, says Steve Ellis, an earmark watchdog with Taxpayers for Common Sense. (source)
- [Sidenote: Site disputed between Roman Church and Samaritans.] 'It is represented to us by the Defensors of the "sacrosanct" Roman (source)
- After the poor performance of assets with top ratings during the crisis, Mr. Adelson said a triple-A rating should be "sacrosanct." (source)
- Court on Tuesday that family MoU of 2005 was a "sacrosanct" document for resolving the gas row with Mukesh Ambani group's RIL and ... (source)
- The tribunes themselves were termed by the multitude "sacrosanct", since they obtained sacred enclosures for the shelter of such as invoked them. (source)
- The commission has said it would hold "sacrosanct" a planned May 29 inauguration date for winners, meaning the election is likely to must by April. (source)
- One poster places great faith in the purportedly "sacrosanct" role of peer review, but doesn't seem to realize that peer review itself poses great problems. (source)
- Funding levels for commodity crop subsidies in the farm bill are described as sacrosanct and proposals to cut them by so much as one penny are attacked as a betrayal. (source)
- Court to withdraw the affidavits of seven directors who claimed no knowledge of the contents of court that family MoU of 2005 was a "sacrosanct" document for resolving the (source)
- The alliance was "sacrosanct" and the only body that could take the country forward, said Blaze Nzimande, the newly-elected secretary general of the SACP in his closing address. (source)
- New Delhi: Dec 2, DHNS & Agencies: Reliance Natural Resources Ltd (RNRL), on Tuesday, told the Supreme court that family MoU of 2005 was a "sacrosanct" document for resolving the (source)
- Workers say the time off is "sacrosanct", but the Labour Court has recommended that staff agree to the holy days being normal working days in the future with four days' annual leave to compensate them. (source)
- Court that family MoU of 2005 was a "sacrosanct" document for resolving the court that any suitable arrangement between the Ambani brothers for the supply of gas from KG Basin has to be approved by it ... (source)
- President Obama has called Israel a "sacrosanct" ally, and even before he used language so pious, fulsome, and unsuitable to the leader of an independent republic, Iran did not entirely trust the United States. (source)
- For Democratic leaders, it's a striking defeat as they agree to allow expanded offshore drilling in waters they once called sacrosanct, giving Republicans a rare victory on energy policy six weeks before the election. (source)
- The 2018 bid team has been criticised for purchasing luxury handbags, one for the wife or partner of each of the 24 Fifa voters, with Fifa vice president Jack Warner returning the gift, describing his wife as "sacrosanct". (source)
- House Democrats on Wednesday proposed dipping into last year's economic stimulus to pay for part of a new round of education spending - the first time leaders in that chamber have proposed using what they'd dubbed sacrosanct funds. (source)
- I consider the writer/agent partnership to be like the attorney/client privilege thingie, though not nearly as "sacrosanct," especially when scamming's involved--in that case, any writer/agent trust has been broken and all promises are off. (source)
- The Goodluck Jonathan/Namadi Sambo Presidential Campaign Organization yesterday said the May 29 , 2011 handover date remains sacrosanct, while calling on other presidential aspirants of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to base their campaigns on issues. (source)
- Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Saturday said that while the LTTE was a terrorist outfit and responsible for killing his father, the rights of the Tamil civilians in Sri Lanka are 'sacrosanct' and everything should be done to ameliorate their plight. (source)
- Afterwards you will surrender those 'sacrosanct' gentlemen also as soon as their year of office expires, but if you take my advice you will see that before they are surrendered they are scourged in the Forum by way of paying interest for a punishment that will have been delayed. (source)
- But perhaps he was confident in the knowledge that in Washington Israel's security is "sacrosanct," as Obama assured his AIPAC sponsors, whereas America's security seems to be for sale to the highest bidder, at least as long as most Americans are kept in the dark about the costs of their (source)
- Now, in terms of Congress, they feel there's a congressional privilege here, a constitutional privilege that the Justice Department stepped over here, that Congress 'offices are kind of sacrosanct from searches, the actual physical building and the offices of -- where lawmakers, members and senators work and meet. (source)
- New Delhi: Causing major embarrassment to the UPA government at an international conference of jurists on terrorism organised in the capital, former Union law minister Ram Jethmalani termed the sacrosanct Non-Aligned Movement and Panchsheel Agreements as "evil" in the presence of president Pratibha Patil and Union law minister Veerappa Moily. (source)
- If an aedile, therefore, were arrested and sent to prison by superior magistrates, though this could not be done by law-for by this law it would not be lawful for him to be injured-yet it is a proof that an aedile is not held to be "sacrosanct," whereas the tribunes of the plebs were "sacrosanct" by the ancient oath taken by the plebeians when that office was first created. (source)
- Although the modalities approach was 'sacrosanct' for some Members, he noted that certain other countries believed it would lend greater clarity to the process if governments could indicate what products would be accorded more flexible treatment in the scheduling stage, whether on sensitive and special farm products, on duty - and quota-free market access for least-developed countries, or on the use of flexibilities regarding market access for non-agricultural products. (source)
The average Flesch reading-ease score of the 41 example sentences provided below is 48.0, which suggests that "sacrosanct" is a difficult word that tends to be used by individuals of higher education, and is likely found in more advanced literature or in academia.
We have 16 synonyms for sacrosanct.
blessed, consecrated, divine, godly, hallowed, holy, pious, pure, religious, revered, sacramental, saintly, sanctified, spiritual, unprofane, venerated
We have 0 antonyms for sacrosanct.
PRONUNCIATION & SYLLABIFICATION
View up to 25 definitions of sacrosanct from 5 different sources, as well as parts of speech.
from The American Heritage© Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- (adjective) Regarded as sacred and inviolable.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- (adjective) beyond alteration, criticism, or interference, especially due to religious sanction; inviolable.
- (adjective) sacred.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- (adjective) Sacred; inviolable.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- (None) Preëminently or superlatively sacred or inviolable.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- (adjective) must be kept sacred