chastity chastity  /ˈtʃæ stə ti/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) abstaining from sexual relations (as because of religious vows)
  2. (n) morality with respect to sexual relations

Usage(s):

  1. The solution: in addition to vows of poverty, chastity and obedience, a man pledges to God all his professional talents.
  2. Before we reinstitute the chastity belt, though, we might need to take a breath.
  3. The pal promptly responded with an order for a hand-forged chastity belt from an anonymous Texan.

News

  1. June 10: Ray Charles dies

    On this day in music history: Chastity Bono gets sex a change, Jerry Garcia goes into a 5 day coma and Ray Charles dies. …
    on June 11, 2013     Source: CW39 NewsFix

  2. Jubilees for Holy Cross brothers

    SOUTH BEND -- The Midwest Province of the Brothers of Holy Cross will honor 10 brothers who are celebrating their 75th, 60th, 50th or 40th jubilee of religious vows June 22. They have served a total of 565 years living the vows of poverty, chastity and obedience.
    on June 8, 2013     Source: South Bend Tribune

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Quotes

  1. "In so-called honor crimes, some men kill their daughters, sisters, wives or female relatives on the pretext that they committed acts that harm chastity and honor," said Fadlallah, warning that the practice was on the rise. "These crimes are...
    on Aug 2, 2007 By: Mohammed Hussein Fadlallah Source: Guardian Unlimited

  2. Murdoch, Moyers said in a diatribe on his TV show, is "to propriety what the Marquis de Sade was to chastity. When it comes to money and power, he is carnivorous, all appetite, no taste. He'll eat anything in his path. ......"
    on Jul 15, 2007 By: Bill Moyers Source: Evansville Courier & Press

  3. "Instead of living a life of poverty, chastity, and obedience he chose to live a life of lechery, debauchery, drinking and drug use," Abraham said.
    on Dec 20, 2007 By: Lynne Abraham Source: Chippewa Herald

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