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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sanc·ti·ty n.; pl. Sanctities
 1. The state or quality of being sacred or holy; holiness; saintliness; moral purity; godliness.
    To sanctity she made no pretense, and, indeed, narrowly escaped the imputation of irreligion.   --Macaulay.
 2. Sacredness; solemnity; inviolability; religious binding force; as, the sanctity of an oath.
 3. A saint or holy being. [R.]
    About him all the sanctities of heaven.   --Milton.
 Syn: -- Holiness; godliness; piety; devotion; goodness; purity; religiousness; sacredness; solemnity. See the Note under Religion.