inviolableness


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in·vi·o·la·ble

 (ĭn-vī′ə-lə-bəl)
adj.
1. Secure from violation or profanation: an inviolable reliquary deep beneath the altar.
2. Impregnable to assault or trespass; invincible: fortifications that made the frontier inviolable.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin inviolābilis : in-, not; see in-1 + violāre, to violate; see violate.]

in·vi′o·la·bil′i·ty, in·vi′o·la·ble·ness n.
in·vi′o·la·bly adv.
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The reason the instability of the laws does not affect the stability of referents, in most cases, is that for every referent ideal, say "the inviolableness of human life," there are a vast number of laws which draw from that one ideal.