violat-, viol- +

(Latin: force, injure, dishonor; forcible, vehement)

1. That which prohibits violation.
2. A condition of being secure from destruction, violence, infringement, or desecration: "They were told that they had to honor the inviolability of the sanctuary and we indicated the inviolability of our promise to do so."
3. Incapability of being violated; incorruptible; unassailable: "They must consider the inviolability of secrecy.
1. Secure from being infringed, breached, or broken.
2. To secure from violence or attack.
3. Prohibiting violation; secure from destruction, violence, infringement, or desecration.
4. Incapable of being violated; incorruptible; unassailable.
1. The state of being sacred, or consecrated to God, to his worship or to religious uses; holiness; sanctity; as the inviolableness of the sanctuary or its worship; the sacredness of the sabbath; the sacredness of the clerical office.
2. The inviolableness of the sacredness of marriage vows or of a trust.
1. That which must be kept sacred.
2. Anything which cannot be transgressed or dishonored.
3. A place which is able to withstand military attack.
4. Something which is not capable of being violated or infringed.
1. The state or quality of being inviolate; such as, the inviolacy of an oath.
2, A condition in which something must not or can not be broken or damaged.
1. Not subject to change, damage, or destruction.
2. Kept pure, untouched, or unblemished.
1. Free from violation, injury, desecration, or outrage.
2. Undisturbed; untouched.
1. Peaceful resistance to a government, or organization, by fasting or refusing to cooperate.
2. The principle of refraining from using violence, especially as a means of protest.
3. The absence of or freedom from violence.
nonviolent (adjective)
1. Peacefully resistant, as in response to or protest against injustice; especially, on moral or philosophical grounds.
2. The doctrine, policy, or practice of rejecting violence in favor of peaceful tactics as a means of gaining political objectives.
Without violence; as, "His government was overthrown nonviolently, so, they had to elect a new leader."
1. Prohibiting violation; secure from destruction, violence, infringement, or desecration.
1. Incapable of being violated; incorruptible; unassailable.
violable (adjective)
1. That which can be violated; such as, a violable rule; a violable contract.
2. Something which may be violated, broken, or injured.
violate, violates
1. To act contrary to something; such as, a law, a contract, or an agreement, especially in a way that produces significant effects.
2. To disturb or to interrupt something in a rude or violent way.
3. To treat something sacred with a lack of respect.
4. To rape or sexually assault someone.
1. Having broken or disregarded; for example, a law or a promise.
2. A person who has been sexually assaulted.
3. Property or qualities considered sacred which have been harmed, desecrated, or defiled.
4. Rudely or improperly disturbed or interrupted: "The boys violated the girls' privacy.
Breaking or acting against someone or something; especially, a law, an agreement, or a principle; or not respecting something that should be treated with respect.