HyperDic: chastity

English > 2 senses of the word chastity:
NOUNactchastity, celibacy, sexual abstentionabstaining from sexual relations (as because of religious vows)
attributechastity, virtue, sexual moralitymorality with respect to sexual relations
chastity > pronunciation
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English > chastity: 2 senses > noun 1, act
Meaningabstaining from sexual relations (as because of religious vows).
Synonymscelibacy, sexual abstention
Categoryreligion, faith, religious beliefA strong belief in a supernatural power or powers that control human destiny
BroaderabstinenceAct or practice of refraining from indulging an appetite
Spanishabstinencia sexual, castidad, celibato
Catalanabstinència sexual, castedat, celibat
Adjectiveschasteabstaining from unlawful sexual intercourse
English > chastity: 2 senses > noun 2, attribute
Meaningmorality with respect to sexual relations.
Synonymsvirtue, sexual morality
Attributeschastemorally pure (especially not having experienced sexual intercourse)
unchastenot chaste
Narrowerhonor, honour, purity, purenessA woman's virtue or chastity
Broadermoralityconcern with the distinction between good and evil or right and wrong
Spanishcastidad, moral sexual, pudor, pureza, virtud
Catalancastedat, moral sexual, puresa, virtut
Adjectiveschastemorally pure (especially not having experienced sexual intercourse)

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