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Definition of Sanctity

Sanctity

  1. The state or quality of being sacred or holy; holiness; saintliness; moral purity; godliness.
  2. Sacredness; solemnity; inviolability; religious binding force; as, the sanctity of an oath.
  3. A saint or holy being.

Sanctity Quotations

The sanctity of our battlefields, monuments, and veterans institutions is of utmost importance to preserve military history and pay respect to those who fought.
Henry Waxman

In the 21st century, I believe the mission of the United Nations will be defined by a new, more profound awareness of the sanctity and dignity of every human life, regardless of race or religion.
Kofi Annan

And let me make this very clear - unlike President Obama, I will not raise taxes on the middle class. As president, I will protect the sanctity of life. I will honor the institution of marriage. And I will guarantee America's first liberty: the freedom of religion.
Mitt Romney

Capital punishment is our society's recognition of the sanctity of human life.
Orrin Hatch

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.
William E. Gladstone
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Sanctity Translations

sanctity in German is Heiligkeit
sanctity in Latin is sanctimonia
sanctity in Spanish is santidad
sanctity in Swedish is fromhet, helgd
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