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Definition of Chaste


  1. Pure from unlawful sexual intercourse; virtuous; continent.
  2. Pure in thought and act; innocent; free from lewdness and obscenity, or indecency in act or speech; modest; as, a chaste mind; chaste eyes.
  3. Pure in design and expression; correct; free from barbarisms or vulgarisms; refined; simple; as, a chaste style in composition or art.
  4. Unmarried.

Chaste Quotations

Tell me who is able to keep his bed chaste, or which goddess is able to live with one god alone?
Sextus Propertius

The most virtuous women have something within them, something that is never chaste.
Honore de Balzac

My English text is chaste, and all licentious passages are left in the decent obscurity of a learned language.
Edward Gibbon

I would not like to see a person who is sober, moderate, chaste and just say that there is no God. They would speak disinterestedly at least, but such a person is not to be found.
Jean de la Bruyere

There are no chaste minds. Minds copulate wherever they meet.
Eric Hoffer
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Chaste Translations

chaste in Dutch is eerbaar, zedig, kuis, rein
chaste in French is pudique
chaste in German is rein, keusch
chaste in Italian is pudico
chaste in Spanish is casto
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