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Definition of 'sanctity'

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Synonyms of "sanctity"
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The stage six thinker did not compromise in respecting the sanctity of life and human freedom. Pressley, Michael & McCormick, Christine Advanced Educational Psychology For Educators, Researchers and Policymakers, (1995)The majority are wedded to the sanctity of life. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The first is preserving the sanctity of the marriage bed. Christianity Today (2000)At the heart of the drama is my belief in the sanctity of life. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It highlights the sanctity of life. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The builders didn't care about the sanctity of life. Times, Sunday Times (2010)I cannot understand arguments that centre on the sanctity of life. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Both of us were damaged in some way, and the sanctity of marriage was a way to try and repair that. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The sanctity of marriage has been upheld,' he said. Times, Sunday Times (2015)In the same way we may speak of the holiness or sanctity of duty or law, meaning merely that they are imperative upon conduct and universally obligatory. Greeley, Andrew M. Sociology and Religion: A Collection of Readings (1995)

Synonyms of 'sanctity'

sacredness, inviolability, inalienability, hallowedness

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In Common Usage. sanctity is one of the 10000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary

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Translations for 'sanctity'

British English: sanctity NOUN
If you talk about the sanctity of something, you mean that it is very important and must be treated with respect.
...the sanctity of human life.

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