Chastity synonyms

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The quality or condition of being pure:
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The state, quality, or virtue of being innocent, especially:
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The act or practice of abstaining, refraining from indulging a desire or appetite. [First attested around 1150 to 1350.]
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The condition of remaining unmarried, especially for religious reasons.
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The state of being virtuous
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(Uncountable) The state of being moral, honest and honourable.
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Something done or given as a token or act of respect
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(Rare) The practice of marrying only once during life
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Faithful devotion to duty or to one's obligations or vows; loyalty; faithfulness
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The quality or condition of being whole or undivided; completeness:
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The quality of being decent; propriety
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The quality or condition of needing careful and deft handling
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Virtue; excellence
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The state or fact of being a virgin
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The condition or time of being a maiden.
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The condition of being a bachelor.
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The state or quality of being demure.
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The state or quality of being decorous.
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The state or quality of being temperate; self-restraint in conduct, expression, indulgence of the appetites, etc.; moderation
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The process of moderating a discussion
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Moral quality or character; rightness or wrongness, as of an action
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The state of being chaste; chastity
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The condition of being a spinster.
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The quality of being abstemious, temperate, or sparing, particularly in the use of food and strong drinks. [First attested in the early 17th century.]
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The quality of being modest; having a limited and not overly high opinion of oneself and one's abilities.
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The state or condition of being sinless.
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Self-restraint, especially abstinence from sexual intercourse.
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The definition of a restraint is something that restricts freedom or prevents someone from doing something.
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The quality or state of being simple, unmixed, or uncompounded; as, the simplicity of metals or of earths.
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The characteristic of being immaculate; spotlessness.
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The property of being spotless.
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The state or condition of being stainless.
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(Uncountable) The property of being seemly, appropriateness of conduct or behavior.
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The state of being gentle.
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The voluntary sexual intercourse by a married person with someone other than his or her spouse. The consent of both parties and penetration are required for adultery to exist. Under the common law, only a married woman could commit adultery, but most states now apply the term to married men as well. Also, in the states where adultery is still a crime, most statutes now provide that the unmarried sexual partner of a married person can also be charged with the offense. See also criminal conversation, fornication, and rape.
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Indecent behavior offensive to observers.
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The property of being licentious.
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A federal court’s act of declining to exercise its jurisdiction while awaiting or deferring to a decision by a state court. In doing so, the federal court retains jurisdiction of the legal issues at hand and may decide those issues if the plaintiff is not satisfied with the state court’s decision. See also comity and relinquishment. Several rationales for a federal court’s abstention are named for the United States Supreme Court decision in which the rationale was first applied. These include:
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Devotion is defined as loyalty, love or practicing and believing in a specific religion.
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Modesty; chastity. [from 16th c.]
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celibacy, purity
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(Law) The act of such illicit sexual intercourse between a man and a woman which does not by law amount to adultery.
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(Slang) Incriminating information or evidence:
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Females or males considered as a group:
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abstaining from sexual relations (as because of religious vows)
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morality with respect to sexual relations
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