Definitions for chastetʃeɪst

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

chastetʃeɪst(adj.)chast•er, chast•est.

  1. refraining from sexual intercourse, regarded as contrary to morality or religion.

  2. virginal.

  3. not engaging in sexual relations; celibate.

  4. decent and modest:

    chaste conversation.

  5. unsullied; undefiled:

    chaste white snow.

  6. pure in style; simple; unadorned:

    a chaste design.

Origin of chaste:

1175–1225; < OF < L castus clean, pure

chaste′ness(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. chaste(adj)

    morally pure (especially not having experienced sexual intercourse)

    "a holy woman innocent and chaste"

  2. chaste(adj)

    pure and simple in design or style

    "a chaste border of conventionalized flowers"

  3. chaste(adj)

    abstaining from unlawful sexual intercourse

Wiktionary

  1. chaste(Adjective)

    abstaining from sexual intercourse, celibate

  2. chaste(Adjective)

    virginal, innocent, having had no sexual experience

  3. chaste(Adjective)

    simple, austere, undecorative

  4. chaste(Adjective)

    modest, decent, morally pure

  5. Origin: From chaste, from castus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Chaste(adj)

    pure from unlawful sexual intercourse; virtuous; continent

  2. Chaste(adj)

    pure in thought and act; innocent; free from lewdness and obscenity, or indecency in act or speech; modest; as, a chaste mind; chaste eyes

  3. Chaste(adj)

    pure in design and expression; correct; free from barbarisms or vulgarisms; refined; simple; as, a chaste style in composition or art

  4. Chaste(adj)

    unmarried


Translations for chaste

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

chaste(adjective)

pure and virtuous.

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