Definition of sacrosanct adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈsækrəʊsæŋkt//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsækroʊsæŋkt//
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that is considered to be too important to change or question synonym sacred I'll work till late in the evening, but my weekends are sacrosanct. Word Originlate 15th cent.: from Latin sacrosanctus, from sacro ‘by a sacred rite’ (ablative of sacrum) + sanctus ‘holy’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: sacrosanct