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Noun: chastity  chas-ti-tee
  1. (religion) abstaining from sexual relations (as because of religious vows)
    - celibacy, sexual abstention
  2. Morality with respect to sexual relations
    - virtue, sexual morality

Derived forms: chastities

See also: chaste, unchaste

Type of: abstinence, morality

Encyclopedia: Chastity, poverty, and obedience