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INVIOLATE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does inviolate mean? 

INVIOLATE (adjective)
  The adjective INVIOLATE has 2 senses:

1. (of a woman) having the hymen unbroken
2. must be kept sacred

  Familiarity information: INVIOLATE used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


INVIOLATE (adjective)


Sense 1inviolate [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

(of a woman) having the hymen unbroken

Synonyms:

inviolate; intact

Context example:

she was intact, virginal

Similar:

uninjured (not injured physically or mentally)


Sense 2inviolate [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Must be kept sacred

Synonyms:

sacrosanct; inviolate; inviolable

Similar:

sacred (concerned with religion or religious purposes)


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