Definitions for chasteness

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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


Princeton's WordNet

  1. chasteness, restraint, simplicity, simpleness(noun)

    lack of ornamentation

    "the room was simply decorated with great restraint"


  1. chasteness(Noun)

    The state of being chaste; chastity

Webster Dictionary

  1. Chasteness(noun)

    chastity; purity

  2. Chasteness(noun)

    freedom from all that is meretricious, gaudy, or affected; as, chasteness of design

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