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chaste

chaste

 
 
pronunciation:
cheIst
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part of speech: adjective
inflections: chaster, chastest
definition 1: not having committed fornication or adultery.
The youth of this religion have to remain chaste, or the consequences could be severe.
synonyms:
pure, virgin, virginal, virtuous
antonyms:
adulterous, loose, promiscuous, unchaste
similar words:
celibate, continent
definition 2: morally pure; without obscenity.
As a priest, he endeavored to banish any thoughts from his mind that were not chaste.
synonyms:
decent, innocent, pure, virtuous
antonyms:
impure, lewd, loose, unchaste
similar words:
clean, decorous, immaculate, impeccable, modest, moral, pristine, saintly, seemly, sinless, unblemished, uncorrupt, unsullied, wholesome
definition 3: simple or refined in style; not ornate.
She has a chaste writing style.
synonyms:
plain, simple, unadorned
antonyms:
ornate, ostentatious
similar words:
austere, direct, modest, straightforward, unaffected, unpretentious
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derivations: chastely (adv.), chasteness (n.)