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Definition 1: morally pure (especially not having experienced sexual intercourse) - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where chaste or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a holy woman innocent and chaste

(chaste is similar to ...) abstaining from sexual intercourse

"celibate priests"

(chaste is similar to ...) in a state of sexual virginity

"pure and vestal modesty" "a spinster or virgin lady" "men have decreed that their women must be pure and virginal"

(means also ...) concerned with principles of right and wrong or conforming to standards of behavior and character based on those principles

"moral sense" "a moral scrutiny" "a moral lesson" "a moral quandary" "moral convictions" "a moral life"

(means also ...) (used of persons or behaviors) having no faults; sinless

"I felt pure and sweet as a new baby" "pure as the driven snow"

(means also ...) morally excellent

(... are attributes of chaste) morality with respect to sexual relations

(... are attributes of chaste) the condition or quality of being a virgin

Definition 2: abstaining from unlawful sexual intercourse - [adjective satellite denoting all]

(chaste is similar to ...) concerned with principles of right and wrong or conforming to standards of behavior and character based on those principles

"moral sense" "a moral scrutiny" "a moral lesson" "a moral quandary" "moral convictions" "a moral life"

Definition 3: pure and simple in design or style - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where chaste or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a chaste border of conventionalized flowers

(chaste is similar to ...) not elaborate or elaborated; simple

"plain food" "stuck to the plain facts" "a plain blue suit" "a plain rectangular brick building"

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