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chasteness

noun

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1 the quality or state of being morally pure
  • her unchallenged chasteness put her on the fast track for sainthood

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2 abstention from sexual intercourse
  • their marriage of consensual chasteness seems to have worked for both the composer and his wife

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“Chasteness.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/chasteness. Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

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