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Definition not having sexual intercourse (ever, outside of marriage, or for a long time); or not involving sexual desire

Much less commonly, chaste can refer to an unornamented simple style.
  • If you would be chaste, you must be temperate.
    Thoreau, Henry David  --  Walden & on the Duty of Civil Disobedience
  • He had resolved from the first to tell her two things—that he was not chaste as she was, and that he was not a believer.
    Tolstoy, Leo  --  Anna Karenina
  • Capricious and unfaithful, the king wished to be called Louis the Just and Louis the Chaste.
    Dumas, Alexandre  --  The Three Musketeers
  • Carlo, his love .... was chaste.
    Dan Brown  --  Angels & Demons
  • A chastity or honesty, or mercy, which yields to danger will be chaste or honest or merciful only on conditions.
    C.S. Lewis  --  The Screwtape Letters
  • It chastely rebuked the restless husbands, yet brought them a message of healing.
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Babbitt
  • The occasional Circler looked up to smile at her, to wave chastely at the camera, at her audience, before returning to the work at hand.
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle
  • I must be chaste and humble and contrite.
    George R.R. Martin  --  A Feast For Crows
  • Suddenly she came upon a stout gentleman in a silk hat and a chaste black coat, whose decorous row of buttons reached from his chin to his knees.
    Stephen Crane  --  Maggie: A Girl of the Streets
  • And all throughout you must be the favorite chaste love of the people.
    Chang-rae Lee  --  Native Speaker
  • In which I have commended to his goodness The model of our chaste loves, his young daughter; The dews of heaven fall thick in blessings on her!
    William Shakespeare  --  Henry VIII
  • Moushumi stays chastely on the floor above, next door to her parents, though by now she and Gogol are practically living together at her place.
    Jhumpa Lahiri  --  The Namesake
  • Will you give horns, chaste lady? do not so.
    William Shakespeare  --  Love's Labour's Lost
  • She colored a little and went on in a whisper, "By no means were we to take any comfort of each other's bodies, but lie always chaste.
    Geraldine Brooks  --  Year of Wonders
  • Then it was all quite swift and natural, as chaste as it could ever be.
    Chang-rae Lee  --  A Gesture Life
  • Then he said there should be three white bulls that should enchieve it, and the two should be maidens, and the third should be chaste.
    Thomas Malory  --  Le Morte D'Arthur
  • Now we sleep together under the same mosquito net, chastely.
    Barbara Kingsolver  --  The Poisonwood Bible
  • I think she is a completely chaste person.
    Pat Frank  --  Alas, Babylon
  • In spite of the corrupt physical ways our passion had begun to take, the photographs of Yvette that I preferred were the chastest.
    V.S. Naipaul  --  A Bend in the River
  • If you would be chaste, you must be temperate.
    Henry David Thoreau  --  Walden

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