chasteness


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Synonyms for chasteness

lack of ornamentation

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Our collective expectations of vocal timbre for the portrayal of particular characteristics (femininity, masculinity, promiscuity, chasteness, etc.
There's a touching chasteness to, but little chemistry with, his (obligatory) love interest, a kick-ass Brit (Hayley Atwell).
The victims' families will also need to be counseled, especially in a conservative society where the chasteness of potential brides is considered extremely important before they get married.
To safeguard the ideological chasteness of social policies, promote instructive examples of civic manhood, and secure productivity, authorities turned the private realm into a potent site of intervention in the promotion of shared civic, sexual, and social ideals.
Compared to much of the commercial porn that's being produced today, celebrity sex tapes are notable for their chasteness and sense of restraint.
Long & straight: Long hair is conventionally associated with chasteness and innocence.
Their chasteness and other virtues make of them the elect, and they are considered especially strong intercessors and advocates in the economy of salvation.
Rather it is a simple, solid art that is at the same time strong and delicate with an instinctive chasteness which, by dressing his Nymphs in restraint, has transformed them into Muses.
Next to the bridge of the shipyard that creaks above the waves, I long for the silence of the fish that cross the fiery red tentacle of the coral reefs, for the chasteness of the moon that rises in the pale sky and for the vigil of the sea that invites me to be eternal, and for the solitude of the sunken ships that, in crustacean beds, keep the coins lost in the shipwrecks and the lolling mew of the seagulls.
The chasteness of conception and execution admired in Wilkie, the powers of imitation, observation and imagination with which he achieved his effects, find their equivalent in several contemporary comic actors.
In a land where the Taliban's often barbaric treatment of females includes creating "secure environments where the chasteness and dignity of women may once again be sacrosanct", Sarah would be needed to search women, to deal with pregnant women, to show that one of the reasons we are in Afghanistan is to make life better for women.