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Webster's Dictionary 1828

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Inviolable


INVI'OLABLE, adjective [Latin inviolabilis; in and violabilis, violo, to violate.]

1. Not to be profaned; that ought not to be injured, polluted or treated with irreverence; as, a sacred place and sacred things should be considered inviolable

2. Not to be broken; as an inviolable league, covenant, agreement, contract, vow or promise.

3. Not to be injured or tarnished; as inviolable chastity or honor.

4. Not susceptible of hurt or wound; as inviolable saints.