What is inviolable?

  • (adj): That cannot be transgressed or dishonored.
    Example: "The person of the king is inviolable"; "an inviolable oath"
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Some articles on inviolable:

Provisions and Organization of The Weimar Constitution - Main Part 2: Basic Rights and Obligations of Germans - Section 1: The Individual
... stated that The rights of the individual are inviolable ... (Article 114) A German's home is an asylum and is inviolable.(Article 115) Privacy of correspondence, of mail, telegraph, and telephone are inviolable ...

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Famous quotes containing the word inviolable:

    Allowing our government to kill citizens compromises the deepest moral values upon which this country was conceived: the inviolable dignity of human persons.
    Helen Prejean (b. 1940)

    Remember the rights of the savage, as we call him. Remember that the happiness of his humble home, remember that the sanctity of life in the hill villages of Afghanistan, among the winter snows, is as inviolable in the eye of Almighty God, as can be your own.
    —W.E. (William Ewart)

    Still nursing the unconquerable hope,
    Still clutching the inviolable shade.
    Matthew Arnold (1822–1888)