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sanctity in Religion topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsanctitysanc‧ti‧ty /ˈsæŋktəti/ noun [uncountable]  1 the sanctity of life/marriage etc2 formalRR the holy or religious character of a person or placesacred an aura of sanctity
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sanctityNumerous miracles were proof of his sanctity.Monolithic notions of sanctity reveal a startling reliance on hierarchical thinking.In the great temple of Osiris at Abydos the tangible sense of sanctity has often been noted.As almost everyone except himself perfectly understood, these fasts were a ruthless exploitation of the power of his own sanctity.They re-affirmed the sanctity of the family, and the rights of parents and children in the home.He was a Confucian and believed in the worship of spirits and the sanctity of the ancestral land.What she experienced in her abusive marriage eventually forced her to re-examine Scripture concerning the sanctity of marriage and personhood.For she had learned how difficult it was to uphold the sanctity of human life without alienating women in trouble.I will not violate the sanctity of that union!