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chastity Explained

chastity at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:


chastity at English => English (English Etymology) Of Explained:

c.1225, "virginity, celibacy," from O.Fr. chastit?, from L. castitatem "purity," from castus (see caste). ///

chastity at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

n [U] the principle or state of not having sex with anyone, or not with anyone except your husband or wife//

chastity at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

102 Moby Thesaurus words for "chastity":
Atticism, Encratism, Friday, Lenten fare, Pythagoreanism,
Pythagorism, Rechabitism, Shakerism, Spartan fare, Stoicism,
absoluteness, abstainment, abstemiousness, abstention, abstinence,
appropriateness, asceticism, avoidance, banyan day, celibacy,
chasteness, clarity, classicalism, classicism, clearness,
comeliness, continence, correctness, defectlessness, dignity,
directness, discrimination, distinction, ease, elegance, elegancy,
eschewal, fast, faultlessness, felicitousness, felicity, finish,
fish day, fittingness, flawlessness, flow, flowing periods,
fluency, forbearance, fruitarianism, good taste, grace,
gracefulness, gracility, guiltlessness, gymnosophy, immaculacy,
immaculateness, impeccability, infallibility, innocence, limpidity,
lucidity, maidenhead, maidenhood, naturalness, neatness, nephalism,
pellucidity, perfection, perspicuity, plain living, plainness,
polish, propriety, purity, refinement, refraining, refrainment,
restraint, seemliness, self-restraint, sexual abstinence,
simple diet, simplicity, sinlessness, smoothness, spare diet,
spotlessness, stainlessness, straightforwardness, taintlessness,
taste, tastefulness, teetotalism, terseness, the pledge,
total abstinence, unaffectedness, vegetarianism, virginity,

chastity at English => English (English Thesaurus) Of Explained:

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chastity at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

[U] the state of not having sex with anyone or only having sex with the person you are married to; being CHASTE:
vows of chastity (= those taken by some priests)

Chastity at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Chastity \Chas"ti*ty\, n. [F. chastet['e], fr. L. castitas, fr.
castus. See {Chaste}.]
1. The state of being chaste; purity of body; freedom from
unlawful sexual intercourse.

She . . . hath preserved her spotless chastity. --T.

2. Moral purity.

So dear to heaven is saintly chastity, That, when a
soul is found sicerely so A thousand liveried angels
lackey her. --Milton.

3. The unmarried life; celibacy. [Obs.] --Chaucer.

4. (Literature & Art) Chasteness.

chastity at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

n 1: abstaining from sexual relations (as because of religious
vows) [syn: {celibacy}, {sexual abstention}]
2: morality with respect to sexual relations [syn: {virtue}, {sexual

chastity at English (WD) Of Explained:

Inter: also » Chastity


Inter: wikipedia » chastity


Inter: en-noun » chastities
  • The state of abstaining from sexual intercourse before or outside of marriage; avoidance of sexual sins; the quality of being chaste; moral purity.


    * inchastity, unchastity
    • lust
    • promiscuity

      Derived terms

      * chastity belt


      Inter: trans-top » abstaining from sexual intercourse outside of marriage
    • Arabic: Inter: t- » ar|عفة|f|tr=3íffa|sc=Arab, Inter: t- » ar|طهارة|f|tr=Tahaara|sc=Arab
    • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|целомъдрие|n|tr=celomădrie|sc=Cyrl, Inter: t+ » bg|непорочност|f|tr=neporočnost|sc=Cyrl
    • Chinese:
    • : Mandarin: Inter: t » cmn|貞節|sc=Hani, Inter: t » cmn|贞节|tr=zhēnjié|sc=Hani, Inter: t » cmn|貞潔|sc=Hani, Inter: t » cmn|贞洁|tr=zhēnjié|sc=Hani, Inter: t » cmn|貞操|sc=Hani, Inter: t » cmn|贞操|tr=zhēncāo|sc=Hani, Inter: t » cmn|純潔|sc=Hani, Inter: t » cmn|纯洁|tr=chúnjié|sc=Hani
    • Czech: Inter: t- » cs|cudnost|f
    • Dutch: Inter: t+ » nl|zedigheid|f, Inter: t+ » nl|kuisheid|f
    • Esperanto: Inter: t- » eo|ĉasteco
    • Finnish: Inter: t- » fi|siveys
    • French: Inter: t+ » fr|chasteté|f
    • German: Inter: t+ » de|Keuschheit|f

  • Gothic: {{tø|got|