Inviolate \In*vi"o*late\, Inviolated \In*vi"o*la`ted\, a. [L. inviolatus. See In- not, and
Violate.] 1. Not violated; uninjured; unhurt; unbroken.

His fortune of arms was still inviolate. --Bacon.

2. Not corrupted, defiled, or profaned; chaste; pure. ``Inviolate truth.'' --Denham.

There chaste Alceste lives inviolate. --Spenser.



inviolate adj 1: (of a woman) having the hymen unbroken; "she was intact, virginal"
[syn: intact] 2: must be kept sacred [syn: inviolable, sacrosanct]







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Source: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary Source: WordNet 1.6