Origin of sacrosanct
Examples from the Web for sacrosanct
Israeli and Palestinians both view their national identities as sacrosanct and more important than anything else.
But on the right, the conviction that Thomas was a victim is close to sacrosanct.
Yet until he was pressured into investigating organized crime, those two targets were sacrosanct.
As with recruitment, I have no knowledge of any challenge to this sacrosanct law.The Extinction Parade: An Original Zombie Story by Max Brooks|Max Brooks|January 14, 2011|DAILY BEAST
Neither, for that matter, do unthinking appeals to sacrosanct moral imperatives like the Ten Commandments.
These lawns, it may be noted, are sacrosanct, not to be profaned by the foot of anyone but a Fellow of the College itself.Highways and Byways in Cambridge and Ely|Rev. Edward Conybeare.
At the same time, while assigning the physician his post, Hippocrates would not let him regard that post as sacrosanct.On the Natural Faculties|Galen
The person of the Pontifex of Vesta is not sacrosanct and a blow inflicted on him is not to be rated as impious.The Unwilling Vestal|Edward Lucas White
He hated two things intensely, a sacrosanct priesthood and an enforced uniformity.
As diplomatic envoys are sacrosanct, the principle of their inviolability is generally recognised.International Law. A Treatise. Volume I (of 2)|Lassa Francis Oppenheim
British Dictionary definitions for sacrosanct
Word Origin for sacrosanct
Word Origin and History for sacrosanct
"superlatively sacred or inviolable," c.1600, from Latin sacrosanctus "protected by religious sanction, consecrated with religious ceremonies," from sacro, ablative of sacrum "religious sanction" (from neuter singular of sacer "sacred") + sanctus, past participle of sancire "make sacred" (for both, see sacred). Earlier in partially anglicized form sacro-seint (c.1500).