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He recognized that himself, keeping spreadsheets tracking his progress on mastering 13 virtues, such as chastity and humility.

From Time

As Saint Augustine said, “God, give me chastity, but not yet.”

Most of the main characters practice chastity or nobly resist temptation, in between flowery love declarations and wholesome flirting.

From Vox

Okay, but still, “Homosexual persons are called to chastity.”

If women attend games he said, there could be no guarantees that hejab or chastity would be properly observed or respected.

In other words, pledging chastity in the past is strongly associated with a virgin birth.

They also claim that it inspired him to “embrac[e] Eastern religions that endorsed chastity.”

From the modern chastity belt to a bag that disguises as a manhole, Soraya Roberts on the growing trend of protective fashion.

Thus seen, socialism appeared as the very antithesis of law and order, of love and chastity, and of religion itself.

One day, then, she realized that she was to have a child, and all that remained to her of chastity leaped for joy.

They who, having wives, wish to make a vow of chastity, shall wait four months before they decide.

Or she holds a lily in her right hand, to indicate her virginity and chastity, and the sweet odor of her virtues.

St. Augustine says: "The fiercest of all combats is the one for the preservation of chastity, and we must engage in it every day."


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On this page you'll find 54 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to chastity, such as: abstinence, decency, monogamy, virginity, abstemiousness, and chasteness.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.