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inviolable
used in The Magic Mountain

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Definition
assumed protection from being violated or infringed
  • The cure regimen—the exalted and inviolable rules.
    4.1 - A Necessary Purchase (27% in)
  • Hans Castorp had not been up here for two weeks, but it seemed much longer to him, and the Berghof's daily schedule, which Joachim observed so dutifully, had begun to take on the stamp of sacred, axiomatic inviolability in his eyes as well, so that when viewed from up here, life in the flatlands below seemed strange and perverse.
    4.9 - Growing Anxiety / Two Grandfathers and a Twilight Boat Ride (35% in)
  • What is incumbent upon me to say is not so much that, but primarily and above all this: that we are duty-bound, that we are charged with an inviolable— I repeat with all due emphasis—inviolable obligation—No!
    7.2 - Mynheer Peeperkorn (44% in)
  • What is incumbent upon me to say is not so much that, but primarily and above all this: that we are duty-bound, that we are charged with an inviolable— I repeat with all due emphasis—inviolable obligation—No!
    7.2 - Mynheer Peeperkorn (44% in)
  • His position was certainly not so inviolable that he could afford to push the limits of such rigor; a conversation about jealousy put him on rather slippery ground.
    7.4 - Mynheer Peeperkorn (Continued) (31% in)

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