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Another word for chaste

  1. Morally beyond reproach, especially in sexual conduct

      1. Having or showing virtue, especially moral excellence:
      2. Chaste:
      1. Relating to, characteristic of, or befitting a virgin.
      2. Untouched or unsullied; fresh:
      3. Inexperienced:
      1. A person who has not experienced sexual intercourse.
      2. A female virgin. Used chiefly in historical contexts.
      3. The Virgin Mary.
      1. Having a homogeneous or uniform composition; not mixed:
      2. Free of dirt, pollutants, infectious agents, or other unwanted elements:
      3. Containing nothing inappropriate or extraneous:
      1. Pleasing and agreeable in nature:
      2. Having a pleasant or attractive appearance:
      3. Exhibiting courtesy and politeness:
      1. Having or showing a moderate estimation of one's own abilities, accomplishments, or value:
      2. Having or proceeding from a disinclination to call attention to oneself; retiring or diffident:
      3. Observing conventional proprieties in speech, behavior, or dress, especially in the avoidance of arousing sexual interest.
      1. Characterized by conformity to recognized standards of propriety or morality:
      2. Morally upright; moral or respectable:
      3. Kind or obliging:

Another word for chaste

  1. Restrained

  2. Morally pure

  3. Sexually abstinent

Synonym Study

  • Modest and decent are both applied to propriety in behavior, dress, bearing, or speech as exhibiting moral purity
  • Pure implies chastity through innocence and an absence of seductive influences rather than through self-restraint
  • Chaste and virtuous , in this connection, imply forbearance from acts or thoughts that do not accord with virginity or strict marital fidelity