Sacrosanct

8 Dec

sacrosanct |ˈsakrōˌsa ng (k)t| adjective
(esp. of a principle, place, or routine) regarded as too important or valuable to be interfered with : the individual’s right to work has been upheld as sacrosanct.

DERIVATIVES
sacrosanctity |ˌsakrōˈsa ng (k)titē| noun

ORIGIN late 15th cent.: from Latin sacrosanctus, from sacro ‘by a sacred rite’ (ablative of sacrum) + sanctus ‘holy.’

from the Oxford American Dictionary

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