(especially of a principle, place, or routine) regarded as too important or valuable to be interfered with.
Late 15th century: from Latin sacrosanctus, from sacro ‘by a sacred rite’ (ablative of sacrum) + sanctus ‘holy’.
“A woman’s rights to her own body are sacrosanct.”
“Democracy is sacrosanct and nothing should interfere.”
A conference or meeting to discuss a particular subject./ A collection of essays or papers on a particular subject by a number of contributors.
Late 16th century (denoting a drinking party): via Latin from Greek sumposion, from sumpotēs ‘fellow drinker’, from sun- ‘together’ + potēs ‘drinker’.