AskDefine | Define inviolate

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inviolate adj
1 (of a woman) having the hymen unbroken; "she was intact, virginal" [syn: intact]
2 must be kept sacred [syn: inviolable, sacrosanct]

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From inviolatus.


  1. Not violated; free from violation or hurt of any kind; secure against violation or impairment.

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