英 ['sækrə(ʊ)sæŋ(k)t; 'seɪk-]
- sacrosanct (adj.)
- "superlatively sacred or inviolable," c. 1600, from Latin sacrosanctus "protected by religious sanction, consecrated with religious ceremonies," from sacro, ablative of sacrum "religious sanction" (from neuter singular of sacer "sacred") + sanctus, past participle of sancire "make sacred" (for both, see sacred). Earlier in partially anglicized form sacro-seint (c. 1500).
- 1. Freedom of the press is sacrosanct.
- 2. I'll work till late in the evening, but my weekends are sacrosanct.
- 3. You can't cut spending on defence that's sacrosanct!
- 4. In India, the cow is a sacrosanct animal.
- 5. LESTAT: I'm afraid, madam, that my days are sacrosanct.
- 列斯达: 恐怕不行, 女士, 白天我有更重要的事要做.
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