inviolable
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ɪnˈvaɪələbl̩/
Adjective

inviolable

  1. Not violable; not to be infringed.
    • 1667, John Milton, “Book IV”, in Paradise Lost. A Poem Written in Ten Books, London: Printed [by Samuel Simmons], and are to be sold by Peter Parker […] [a]nd by Robert Boulter […] [a]nd Matthias Walker, […], OCLC 228722708 ↗; republished as Paradise Lost in Ten Books: The Text Exactly Reproduced from the First Edition of 1667: […], London: Basil Montagu Pickering […], 1873, OCLC 230729554 ↗, lines 842–844:
      But come, for thou, be ſure, ſhalt give account / To him who ſent us, whoſe charge is to keep / This place inviolable, and therefore theſe from harm.
    Synonyms: unbreakable, unbreachable
    Antonyms: incompliable, violable, breakable
  2. Not susceptible to violence, or of being profaned, corrupted, or dishonoured.
    Synonyms: holy, sacred, sacrosanct
    Antonyms: violable
  3. Incapable of being injured or invaded; indestructible.
    Synonyms: invincible, unassailable
    Antonyms: invadable
Translations Translations
  • Portuguese: inviolável



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