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Tuesday, September 05, 2006

Word for the Week: What's sacrosanct in your life?

1.extremely sacred or inviolable: a sacrosanct chamber in the temple.
2.not to be entered or trespassed upon: She considered her home office sacrosanct.
3.above or beyond criticism, change, or interference: a manuscript deemed sacrosanct.
[Origin: 1595–1605; sacred, saint] —Related forms sac‧ro‧sanc‧ti‧ty, sac‧ro‧sanct‧ness, noun Unabridged (v 1.0.1)Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2006.

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