chastity


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Synonyms for chastity

Synonyms for chastity

Synonyms for chastity

abstaining from sexual relations (as because of religious vows)

morality with respect to sexual relations

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8) An interesting legend about the Digambar monk who wrote the Tamil epic Civakacintamani involves slander against his chastity and his proving his chastity.
Theiss argues that the primacy of filial piety for sons was being severely challenged' by the paradigm of female chastity as loyal and obedient service to the family.
As Theiss notes, the incidents that are recorded in the criminal files constitute a small fraction of marital disputes and women's defense of chastity that were resolved peacefully.
Still, many Catholic teens like Hannah Gaddis, 15, of Wyoming find value in making a public commitment to chastity.
At the same time the emphasis on human nature and on the human incapacity to lead a life in chastity could, however, result in shifting the weight toward the claim that marriage ought to be "the common road of a Christian life.
s journey from growing up the cute blonde daughter of Sonny and Cher to the tragic death of her lover from cancer, which started Chastity on a downhill Barrymore spiral into booze and pills, eventually delivering her to the brink of suicide.
Subject: Funny Valentine from the Chastity Revolution
As this year's ambassador, Williamson explained, Chastity, who has Cerebral Palsy, will make public appearances during the Easter Seals campaign.
The basis of chastity was a love which would never try to possess or exploit another person.
This law, as amended only the year before, in 1966, declared that the providing or exhibiting of such devices and the printing or dissemination of such information were "Crimes Against Chastity, Morality, Decency, and Good Order," punishable as a felony by up to five years in prison.
Artemis In Greek mythology, the goddess of wild animals, the hunt, and vegetation, and of chastity and childbirth; she was identified by the Romans with Diana.
In Greek cities, festivals in the honor of Demeter included a vow of chastity by the local women.
The Vows Book: Anglican Teaching on the Vows of Obedience, Poverty, and Chastity.
According to the NBI in Central Visayas, Tiu, who was relieved from his post following the death of Chastity Mirabiles, instructed a witness to tell a lie to investigators to clear Mesa and Sejano.
But it was the story of Chastity Salas -- we meet her as a junior at Fannie Lou Hamer Freedom High School in the South Bronx -- that illustrates a nearly universal barrier to low-income, first-generation college students: leaving an impoverished family behind in order to better yourself.