Definition for SANC'TI-TY

SANC'TI-TY, n. [L. sanctitas.]

  1. Holiness; state of being sacred or holy. God attributes no sanctity to place. – Milton.
  2. Goodness; purity; godliness; as, the sanctity of love; sanctity of manners. – Shak. Addison.
  3. Sacredness; solemnity; as, the sanctity of an oath.
  4. A saint or holy being. About him all the sanctities of heav'n. [Unusual.] – Milton.

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