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 20 Jan. 2021.

The Effin’ Word, s.v. “sanctum”, accessed January 20, 2021,

The Effin’ Word. (n.d.). Sanctum. In The Effin’ Word. Retrieved January 20, 2021, from

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