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English definition of “chaste”

chaste

adjective uk   /tʃeɪst/ formal us  
not having had sex, or only having a sexual relationship with the person you are married to: In the past, a woman needed to be chaste to make a good marriage. They exchanged a few chaste kisses (= not expressing sexual desire).Lack of sexual activity describes decoration or style that is very simple and smooth: I like the simple, chaste lines of their architecture.Plain and ordinaryTedious and uninspiring
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