What does the word inviolate mean?

    Part of speech: noun


  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Not violated; unprofaned; invioable.

Usage examples for inviolate

  1. 4. That the maintenance inviolate of the rights of the states, and especially the right of each state to order and control its own domestic institutions according to its own judgment exclusively, is essential to that balance of power on which the perfection and endurance of our political fabric depends; and we denounce the lawless invasion by armed force of the soil of any state or territory, no matter under what pretext, as among the gravest of crimes. – A History of the Republican Party by George Washington Platt
  2. The confidences of this Club are inviolate. – In the Fog by Richard Harding Davis