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Definition of "chastity" []

  • The condition or quality of being pure or chaste. (noun)
  • Virginity. (noun)
  • Virtuous character. (noun)
  • Celibacy. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "chastity" in a sentence
  • "Her mind is still afraid of the unknown and of what she does not understand; that is what they call chastity and purity."
  • "And the value of my chastity is one level on which men cannot compete with me."
  • "“You are not a real man because you cannot attract The Ladies with your innate sexual virility/status/wealth etc” to go along with the “you are a bad lady because you do not believe chastity is the cardinal female virtue.”"