Words I Like

inviolable

What’s it mean?

adj. Never to be broken, infringed, or dishonored.

Etymology

Late Middle English. From Latin ‘in‘ (not) + ‘violabilis’ (able to be violated).

I seem to be finding fun words with my fantasy English authors. This one was in a short story by Neil Gaiman entitled, “The Thing About Cassandra,” and can be found in his newest collection of short fiction, “Trigger Warnings.”

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