Inviolableness

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Inviolableness The quality or state of being inviolable; as, the inviolableness of divine justice.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n inviolableness Inviolability.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • ns Inviolableness the quality of being inviolable
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Usage

In literature:

When the legislature altered the direction, but kept the principle, they showed that they held it inviolable.
"The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. III. (of 12)" by Edmund Burke
No man has ever written, to whom the human reason was more divine and inviolable.
"Edward Caldwell Moore" by Edward Moore
Till the last two months, I believed mine to be inviolably yours.
"A Book For The Young" by Sarah French
He had the inviolable secret of that candy, and he imparted to it a divine flavor no other candy ever possessed.
"Slippy McGee, Sometimes Known as the Butterfly Man" by Marie Conway Oemler
It was a pledge he was destined to keep inviolate.
"Kenny" by Leona Dalrymple
Therefore, in the midst of all warmest and quickest verity of social nearness, there is a kind of sacred and inviolable solitude of the soul.
"Atlantic Monthly, Volume 14, No. 84, October, 1864" by Various
My love your claim inviolate secures; 'Tis writ in fate, I can be only yours.
"The Works of John Dryden, Volume 5 (of 18)" by John Dryden
He was confirmed in the title of father of his country, and his person declared sacred and inviolable.
"Pinnock's Improved Edition of Dr. Goldsmith's History of Rome" by Oliver Goldsmith
And all under the inviolable seal of my profession.
"The Clarion" by Samuel Hopkins Adams
The heralds were considered as sacred persons, the delegates of Mercury, and inviolable by the laws of nations.
"The Iliad of Homer" by Homer
BELLARMINO, Cardinal, on the inviolability of the Vulgate, i.
"Renaissance in Italy, Volumes 1 and 2" by John Addington Symonds
Why should not honesty and plain-dealing be as inviolable publicly as privately?
"An Author's Mind" by Martin Farquhar Tupper
The secrets of confession were held inviolable, and penances were laid upon the penitents.
"By Right of Conquest" by G. A. Henty
It refused you for the greater part the true adamantine hardness of the artist, the inviolability of soul, the sense of style.
"Musical Portraits" by Paul Rosenfeld
His own existence is a proof that the chain of finite causes is not inviolable.
"Fables of Infidelity and Facts of Faith" by Robert Patterson
On your life, keep it inviolate!
"Spacehounds of IPC" by Edward Elmer Smith
The making it a part of the contract, that the fund so established shall be inviolably applied to the object.
"Albert Gallatin" by John Austin Stevens
Medina should be sacred and inviolable for all who joined the treaty.
"A Critical Exposition of the Popular 'Jihád'" by Moulavi Gerágh Ali
Then, England, take thou warning by their fate, And keep thy Christian faith inviolate.
"The Song of the Exile--A Canadian Epic" by Wilfred S. Skeats
Smiling or in anger, she baffles us and her inmost shrines are still inviolate.
"The Boy With the U. S. Fisheries" by Francis Rolt-Wheeler
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In poetry:

Most loved of those who never knew
Her green o' the silk and her soft blue,
Her mild inviolate fields that be
Hedged with the sweet-briar of the sea.
"The Colonists" by Katharine Tynan
So from the hurry of the world's great mart
The poet stands, inviolate and strong,
Shooting, Apollo-like, his word-dipp'd dart
Full in the front of wrong.
"The Poet" by Alexander Anderson
Freemen of England! born upon an isle
Steel-girt, inviolate, bred beneath a sky
That looketh down with a benignant smile
Upon the ancient shrine of Liberty:
"The Song of the Crusaders" by John William Streets
Secret sacred woods, inviolable,
dark thickets, solitary paths, fragant flowers
plum-colored, white, yellow, overarching
trees -- parasols reaching to paradise.
""How welcome to my eyes this shady hill"" by Veronica Gambara
Teach me, to keep inviolate thy law —
Teach me, to love it from my very soul —
My rule of life thence let me ever draw,
And always live according to that rule.
"A Morning Prayer, To Be Us'd After A Person Is Up, Wash'd, And Dress'd" by Rees Prichard
Rob nations of their rights inviolate
And I remain unmoved—and yet, and yet,
These Christs that die upon the barricades,
God knows it I am with them, in some things.
"Sonnet To Liberty" by Oscar Wilde

In news:

Now come the New Calvinists with their return to inviolable doctrines and talk of damnation – in essence, the Puritans, minus the breeches and powdered wigs.
Sorry, Jill Kelley, you probably don't have 'diplomatic inviolability .
10 inviolable rules for dealing with the sharks on Wall Street.
As financially troubled cities suspend their payments to California's statewide pension fund, federal bankruptcy judges may have the final word on the long- assumed inviolability of retirement benefits.
Like many American settlers, the Anglo- Saxons developed tribal mores around commonwealths of sovereign individuals claiming inherent, inviolable rights.
The Commission gave its blessing with one inviolable condition: that the town enforces 100-foot buffers on either side of the site.
From Santiago to Sydney, from Bishkek to Boston, the airport carpet sings out its inviolable son...
Sorry, Jill Kelley, you probably dont have diplomatic inviolability.
As financially troubled cities suspend their payments to California's pension fund, federal bankruptcy judges may have the final word on the long-assumed inviolability of retirement benefits.
Cemeteries are supposed to be inviolate places.
The Palestinian president has set off a strident debate by shattering a once-inviolable taboo , publicly suggesting his people would have to relinquish claims to ancestral homes in Israel.
Stephen Metcalf has a must-read essay in Slate about Robert Nozick and the libertarian idea that market outcomes are morally inviolable.
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In science:

As remarked by Shr¨odinger in his groundbreaking work What is Life? : “The non-physicist finds it hard to believe that really the ordinary laws of physics, which he regards as prototype of inviolable precision, should be based on the statistical tendency of matter to go over into disorder”.
From Knowledge, Knowability and the Search for Objective Randomness to a New Vision of Complexity
This is also true for the ‘problem of time’ , which arises from the ambiguity in the time evolution in superspace if foliation invariance (many-fingered time) is made inviolate.
Conformal Superspace: the configuration space of general relativity
However, Pauli’s exclusion principle is inviolable and as such the universe could not collapse to a singularity.
The Genesis of the Big-Bang and Inflation
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