unchastity

noun
un·​chas·​ti·​ty | \ ˌən-ˈcha-stə-tē How to pronounce unchastity (audio) \

Definition of unchastity

: the quality or state of being unchaste

Examples of unchastity in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Traditionally, an allegation of a woman’s unchastity constitutes libel per se. Jack Greiner, The Enquirer, 27 May 2021

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First Known Use of unchastity

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Unchastity.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unchastity. Accessed 2 Jul. 2022.

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