What does chaste mean?

Definitions for chaste
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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

    Etymology: From chaste, from castus.

  2. chaste(Adjective)

    virginal, innocent, having had no sexual experience

    Etymology: From chaste, from castus.

  3. chaste(Adjective)

    simple, austere, undecorative

    Etymology: From chaste, from castus.

  4. chaste(Adjective)

    modest, decent, morally pure

    Etymology: 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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Chaste

    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.]

Anagrams for chaste »

  1. taches

  2. sachet

  3. scathe

  4. cheats

  5. stache

How to pronounce chaste?

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    Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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How to say chaste in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of chaste in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of chaste in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of chaste in a Sentence

  1. Fyodor Dostoyevsky:

    Sarcasm: the last refuge of modest and chaste-souled people when the privacy of their soul is coarsely and intrusively invaded.

  2. Chris Kilham:

    Overall, I would give vitex or chaste berry a thumbs up.

  3. Alexander Hamilton:

    Such a wife as I want... must be young, handsome I lay most stress upon a good shape, sensible a little learning will do, well-bread, chaste, and tender. As to religion, a moderate stock will satisfy me. She must believe in God and hate a saint.

  4. Malcolm Muggeridge:

    Good taste and humor are a contradiction in terms, like a chaste whore.

  5. Chris Kilham:

    I would say for that for the most part, the traditional use— which is quite broad and extensive [and] I regard very highly— currently exceeds the human clinical studies, there have been human studies showing that vitex or chaste berry works, and it seems to work well. There are no serious negative effects that we know of.

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