intact

[in-takt]
adjective
1.
not altered, broken, or impaired; remaining uninjured, sound, or whole; untouched; unblemished: The vase remained intact despite rough handling.
2.
not changed or diminished; not influenced or swayed: Despite misfortune, his faith is still intact.
3.
complete or whole, especially not castrated or emasculated.
4.
having the hymen unbroken; virginal.

Origin:
1400–50; late Middle English < Latin intāctus untouched, equivalent to in- in-3 + tāctus, past participle of tangere to touch

intactly, adverb
intactness, noun


1. See complete.
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intact (ɪnˈtækt)
 
adj
untouched or unimpaired; left complete or perfect
 
[C15: from Latin intactus not touched, from tangere to touch]
 
in'tactness
 
n

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intact
mid-15c., from L. intactus "untouched, uninjured," from in- "not" + tactus, pp. of tangere "to touch" (see tangent).
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Example sentences
Fish are served whole, head and tail intact, symbolizing a good beginning and
  end in the coming year.
Perfect preservation, the past intact, when nothing of the kind could be said
  of herself.
If a lesion knocks out one ability but leaves another intact, it is evidence
  that they are wired into different neural circuits.
Patients use nerves left intact after amputations to control prosthetic limbs.
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