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English adjective: inviolable

1. inviolable incapable of being transgressed or dishonored

SamplesThe person of the king is inviolable.
An inviolable oath.

Similarunassailable, untouchable


2. inviolable immune to attack; incapable of being tampered with

SamplesAn impregnable fortress.
Fortifications that made the frontier inviolable.
A secure telephone connection.

Synonymsimpregnable, secure, strong, unassailable, unattackable



3. inviolable must be kept sacred

Synonymsinviolate, sacrosanct


Antonymsprofane, secular

4. inviolable not capable of being violated or infringed

SamplesInfrangible human rights.

Synonymsabsolute, infrangible

Similarinalienable, unalienable


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