What does chaste mean?

Here's a list of possible definitions for the term chaste:


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

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?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

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. Chris Kilham:

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

  2. Eric Hoffer:

    There are no chaste minds. Minds copulate wherever they meet.

  3. Malcolm Muggeridge:

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

  4. William Shakespeare:

    Be thou as chaste as ice, as pure as snow, thou shalt not escape calumny. Get thee to a nunnery, go.

  5. Fyodor Dostoyevsky:

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

Images & Illustrations of chaste

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