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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Not able to be harmed or profaned. Cannot be attacked, changed, or destroyed.

Usage examples (34)
  • Our safety, our liberty, depends upon preserving the Constitution of the United States as our fathers made it inviolate.
  • It is well for us to have all the defence that it is possible for us to establish to maintain inviolate our own country and protect our own liberties.
  • John A. Macdonald advocated the formation of a British America League, whose first principle was to maintain inviolate the connection with the Mother Country.
  • At his humble prayer, the lives of the Romans were spared; and the chastity of the maids and matrons was preserved inviolate from the passions of the hungry soldiers. for more
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