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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Holiness, godliness, purity.

Usage examples (30)
  • There are but few saints amongst scientists, as among other men, but truth itself is a goal comparable with sanctity.
  • They agree essentially on what they call the sanctity of life.
  • Copps on the other hand, felt that it was political dynamite to breach what she calls the sanctity of medicare.
  • Legal sanctity is not so readily communicated as legal impurity. for more
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