What does the word sanctity mean?

Usage examples for sanctity

  1. I am sure, ladies, that you are not so foolish as to believe all the tales that you are told, no matter what show of sanctity they may possess, if the proof of them be not clear beyond doubt. – The Tales Of The Heptameron, Vol. IV. (of V.) by Margaret, Queen Of Navarre
  2. As it is, here are the graves; the dead everywhere have their sanctity, even the heathen. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  3. By the sanctity of the place on which we stand, let there be peace among us all, and mutual forgiveness for all time to come! – The Hour and the Man An Historical Romance by Harriet Martineau