Chastity

Definition of Chastity

Chas´ti`ty
n.1.The state of being chaste; purity of body; freedom from unlawful sexual intercourse.
She . . . hath preserved her spotless chastity.
- T. Carew.
2.Moral purity.
So dear to heaven is saintly chastity,
That, when a soul is found sicerely so
A thousand liveried angels lackey her.
- Milton.
3.The unmarried life; celibacy.
4.(Literature & Art) Chasteness.

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