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Meaning of INVIOLATE

Pronunciation:  in'vIulit

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  (of a woman) having the hymen unbroken; "she was intact, virginal"
  2. [adj]  must be kept sacred

INVIOLATE is a 9 letter word that starts with I.


 Synonyms: intact, inviolable, sacred, sacrosanct, uninjured



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\In*vi"o*late\, Inviolated \In*vi"o*la`ted\, a. [L.
inviolatus. See {In-} not, and {Violate}.]
1. Not violated; uninjured; unhurt; unbroken.

         His fortune of arms was still inviolate. --Bacon.

2. Not corrupted, defiled, or profaned; chaste; pure.
   ``Inviolate truth.'' --Denham.

         There chaste Alceste lives inviolate. --Spenser.

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