HyperDic: chaste

English > 3 senses of the word chaste:
ADJECTIVEallchastemorally pure (especially not having experienced sexual intercourse)
allchastepure and simple in design or style
allchasteabstaining from unlawful sexual intercourse
chaste > pronunciation
Soundschey'st
Rhymesaftertaste ... waste: 25 rhymes with eyst...
English > chaste: 3 senses > adjective 1
Meaningmorally pure (especially not having experienced sexual intercourse).
Example"a holy woman innocent and chaste"
Attribute ofvirginityThe condition or quality of being a virgin
virtue, chastity, sexual moralitymorality with respect to sexual relations
Narrowercelibate, continentAbstaining from sexual intercourse
pure, vestal, virgin, virginal, virtuousIn a state of sexual virginity
See alsomoralconcerned with principles of right and wrong or conforming to standards of behavior and character based on those principles
pure(used of persons or behaviors) having no faults
virtuousmorally excellent
Oppositeunchastenot chaste
Spanishcasto
Catalancast
Nounschastitymorality with respect to sexual relations
Adverbschastelyin a chaste and virtuous manner
English > chaste: 3 senses > adjective 2
Meaningpure and simple in design or style.
Example"a chaste border of conventionalized flowers"
Broaderplainnot elaborate or elaborated
Spanishcasto
Nounschastenesslack of ornamentation
English > chaste: 3 senses > adjective 3
MeaningAbstaining from unlawful sexual intercourse.
Broadermoralconcerned with principles of right and wrong or conforming to standards of behavior and character based on those principles
Spanishcasto
Nounschastityabstaining from sexual relations (as because of religious vows)

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