The shitter is my only sanctum these days.


  1. A sacred place.
  2. A place of retreat.
  3. A room reserved for personal use.


  • /ˈsæŋktəm/


From Latin sānctum.

Cite this Entry

Modern Language Association (MLA Style)

“Sanctum.” The Effin’ Word, The Effin’ Word, Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

The Effin’ Word, s.v. “sanctum”, accessed October 25, 2021,

The Effin’ Word. (n.d.). Sanctum. In The Effin’ Word. Retrieved October 25, 2021, from

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