Definition of chaste in English:

chaste

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Pronunciation: /tʃeɪst
 
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adjective

Derivatives

chastely

adverb
More example sentences
  • In my daydreams she said she would leave her husband for me, then kissed me chastely on the forehead.
  • Maybe its just that you need to understand the conventions of Bollywood - for instance, the lovers never kiss, just embrace chastely, preferably in front of a massive florid sunset.
  • As you would expect from a historian of Molony's distinction, his autobiography is written chastely, elegantly, self-critically and charitably.

chasteness

noun
More example sentences
  • Three women holding bands, entwining, have the chasteness of young girls frolicking on a beach.
  • Her chasteness was somehow the outward proof, the external manifestation, of a potential for sexual abandon all the more alluring for being hidden, invisible.
  • The passage has an almost classical chasteness.

Origin

Middle English: from Old French, from Latin castus.

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