inviolate

EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ɪnˈvaɪ.ə.lət/, /ɪnˈvaɪ.əʊˌleɪt/
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EtymologyEdit

From Latin inviolatus.

AdjectiveEdit

inviolate (comparative more inviolate, superlative most inviolate)

  1. Not violated; free from violation or hurt of any kind; secure against violation or impairment.
    His fortune of arms was still inviolate. — Francis Bacon.
  2. Incorruptible.
    Inviolate truth. — Denham.
    There chaste Alceste lives inviolate. — Spenser.

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • inviolate in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911

ItalianEdit

AdjectiveEdit

inviolate f

  1. Feminine plural form of inviolato

AnagramsEdit


LatinEdit

AdjectiveEdit

inviolāte

  1. vocative masculine singular of inviolātus
Last modified on 28 March 2014, at 17:14