morally pure (especially not having experienced sexual intercourse)
"a holy woman innocent and chaste"
pure and simple in design or style
"a chaste border of conventionalized flowers"
abstaining from unlawful sexual intercourse
abstaining from sexual intercourse, celibate
virginal, innocent, having had no sexual experience
simple, austere, undecorative
modest, decent, morally pure
Origin: From chaste, from castus.
pure from unlawful sexual intercourse; virtuous; continent
pure in thought and act; innocent; free from lewdness and obscenity, or indecency in act or speech; modest; as, a chaste mind; chaste eyes
pure in design and expression; correct; free from barbarisms or vulgarisms; refined; simple; as, a chaste style in composition or art
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
chāst, adj. modest; refined; virtuous: pure in taste and style.—adv. Chaste′ly.—ns. Chaste′ness, the quality of being chaste; Chas′tity, sexual purity: virginity: refinement of language: moderation. [O. Fr. chaste—L. castus, pure.]
The numerical value of chaste in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of chaste in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Overall, I would give vitex or chaste berry a thumbs up.
There are no chaste minds. Minds copulate wherever they meet.
Good taste and humor are a contradiction in terms, like a chaste whore.
Be thou as chaste as ice, as pure as snow, thou shalt not escape calumny. Get thee to a nunnery, go.
Sarcasm: the last refuge of modest and chaste-souled people when the privacy of their soul is coarsely and intrusively invaded.
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