chaste


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  • adj

Synonyms for chaste

Synonyms for chaste

morally beyond reproach, especially in sexual conduct

Antonyms for chaste

morally pure (especially not having experienced sexual intercourse)

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Antonyms

pure and simple in design or style

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abstaining from unlawful sexual intercourse

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References in classic literature ?
I shall endeavour to nourish my parents, to support my family, to be the chaste husband of one wife,--but these relations I must fill after a new and unprecedented way.
Verily, there are chaste ones from their very nature; they are gentler of heart, and laugh better and oftener than you.
He had resolved from the first to tell her two things--that he was not chaste as she was, and that he was not a believer.
The same Signor Jupe was to 'enliven the varied performances at frequent intervals with his chaste Shaksperean quips and retorts.
Bumble's arms; and that gentleman in his agitation, imprinted a passionate kiss upon her chaste nose.
Avdotya Romanovna is awfully chaste, incredibly and phenomenally so.
Phedre more or less assaults Hippolyte, who demands she remove her wanton hands from the chaste body.
My 7-year-old duly tolerated the chaste flirtations between Gwyn and Philip, liked Gwyn's platonic, hyper-sensitive pal Froderick (Del Synnott) the best - despite his dopey haircut - because she could relate to his behavior, and pronounced the film ``so-so or good,'' a pronouncement we'll allow to stand.
He returns her passionate, if chaste, affection, but it being sometime between Mao's Great Leap Forward and the Culture Revolution, they are separated for several cruel years for political reasons.
The less famous Louise was pious, chaste, and followed the traditional role for a queen, administering her household and performing good works.
It may be best to approach these questions circuitously, looking first at Jed's own intriguing modernist reading of Livy in Chaste Thinking: The Rape of Lucretia and the Birth of Humanism.
Bergeron builds her own talks on chastity around three points: good reasons (why unchastity is bad and chastity is good); good skills (practical ways to avoid unchaste behaviour and to build chaste relationships); and good support (from parents, pastors, teachers, peers, and so on).
The second problem looms large in the egregiously lavish explanations of "la chaste Levone" (31-33), "mon doux grave Amelin" (126-28), and "La pervence" (130-31).
Although the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that the 1990s saw a decline in the percentage of high-school students who report having sexual intercourse, teens are hardly being chaste.
Reynolds was eventually coaxed back onto the set for a much more chaste take.