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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SANCTITY

It seemed to me to have a sanctity just because it was traditional.

Whatever the sanctity of her marriage, the law might fail her.

The sanctity of human life is the canting cry of the falsely sentimental.

Here is sanctity which shames our religions, and reality which discredits our heroes.

Talk about faith, about honor, about justice, and the sanctity of contracts.

Cork is the Isle of Saints—with a port and a garrison to enhance its sanctity.

Such are the deep, such are the penetrating, such are the far-reaching effects of sanctity.

The late Vladika received the honours of sanctity after his death.

Each by turn could claim pre-eminence in the contest of sanctity and learning.

All the Popenjoy question was as nothing to him in comparison with the sanctity of her name.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., from Old French sanctete (Modern French sainteté), from Latin sanctitatem (nominative sanctitas) "holiness, sacredness," from sanctus "holy" (see saint (n.)).

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