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3 definitions found
 for inviolable
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Inviolable \In*vi"o*la*ble\, a. [L. inviolabilis: cf. F.
     inviolable. See Inviolate, a.]
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     1. Not violable; not susceptible of hurt, wound, or harm
        (used with respect to either physical or moral damage);
        not susceptible of being profaned or corrupted; sacred;
        holy; as, inviolable honor or chastity; an inviolable
        shrine.
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              He tried a third, a tough, well-chosen spear,
              The inviolable body stood sincere.    --Dryden.
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     2. Unviolated; uninjured; undefiled; uncorrupted.
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              For thou, be sure, shalt give account
              To him who sent us, whose charge is to keep
              This place inviolable, and these from harm.
                                                    --Milton.
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     3. Not capable of being broken or violated; as, an inviolable
        covenant, agreement, promise, or vow.
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              Their almighty Maker first ordained
              And bound them with inviolable bands. --Spenser.
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              And keep our faiths firm and inviolable. --Shak.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  inviolable
      adj 1: incapable of being transgressed or dishonored; "the
             person of the king is inviolable"; "an inviolable oath"
             [ant: violable]
      2: immune to attack; incapable of being tampered with; "an
         impregnable fortress"; "fortifications that made the frontier
         inviolable"; "a secure telephone connection" [syn:
         impregnable, inviolable, secure, strong,
         unassailable, unattackable]
      3: must be kept sacred [syn: inviolable, inviolate,
         sacrosanct]
      4: not capable of being violated or infringed; "infrangible
         human rights" [syn: absolute, infrangible, inviolable]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  60 Moby Thesaurus words for "inviolable":
     awesome, awful, blessed, chaste, consecrated, dependable, divine,
     faithworthy, hallowed, heavenly, holy, impenetrable, impregnable,
     incontestable, incorruptible, indomitable, ineffable, inenarrable,
     inexpressible, inexpugnable, insuperable, invincible, inviolate,
     invulnerable, irresistible, numinous, overpowering, overwhelming,
     proven, pure, reliable, religious, resistless, responsible, sacred,
     sacrosanct, spiritual, straight, sure, tested, to be trusted,
     tried, tried and true, true, trustable, trustworthy, trusty,
     unassailable, unbeatable, unconquerable, unfalse, unperfidious,
     unspeakable, unsubduable, unsurmountable, untouchable,
     untreacherous, unutterable, unyielding, venerable
  
  

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