Definition of unchaste in English:

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Pronunciation: /ʌnˈtʃeɪst/


Relating to or engaging in sexual activity, especially of an illicit or extramarital nature: unchaste desires
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  • This is Athens, the city that gave man marriage ‘by which the unchaste nature of the female was at last governed.’
  • Their love of sumptuous clothes is simultaneously the inspiration for and the evidence of their ‘wanton, lewd, and unchaste behavior’.
  • In one polemic after another Islamist writers contrast the virtuous Muslim woman with her Western or Westernized counterpart - naked, unchaste, and corrupt, a potent source of fitna or strife.



Pronunciation: /ʌnˈtʃeɪstli/
Example sentences
  • So the King soon knew what Ulfeldt described as glaringly bad in the letter from Dover: that our children in Rome are shouting unchastely for money.
  • There are people within the Catholic Church who might argue that those who label themselves ‘gay’ or ‘lesbian’ aren't necessarily living unchastely.
  • The Duke's power over Sylvia and lack of concern for her wishes means that she must live unhappily or behave unchastely.


Pronunciation: /ʌnˈtʃastɪti/
Example sentences
  • More specifically, chapter one examines how a new language of gallantry competed with older Christian perceptions of adultery as a sinful unchastity requiring public policing.
  • The topics addressed are swearing, falling from God, an exhortation against the fear of death, obedience to earthly rulers, adultery and unchastity, and contention and brawling.
  • Nay, but they say that the precious metals foster all manner of vice, such as the seduction of women, adultery, and unchastity, in short, crimes of violence against the person.

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