Pronunciation of Chaste
/t͡ʃˈe͡ɪst/, /tʃˈeɪst/, /tʃ_ˈeɪ_s_t/
Synonyms for chaste:
formative, elementary, faultless, honorable, pure, decent, stainless, primary, undiluted, elemental, monolithic, basal, immaculate, uncluttered, virtuous, prime, clear, spotless, irreducible, guiltless, fundamental, innocent, bare, atomic, angelic, basic, Simon-pure, purebred, white, undefiled, sinless, clean, essential, nascent, unalloyed, simple, austere, unsullied, unadulterated, indivisible, primal, foundational, untarnished, unblemished, stark, unadorned, untainted, aboriginal, blameless, plain.
pure, incorrupt (adjective)
inexperienced, decent, undefiled, virtuous, modest, clean, moral, restrained, unwed, unsullied, immaculate, spotless, simple, austere, refined, stainless, vestal, unstained, continent, elegant, virginal, celibate, unblemished, innocent.
Sense 1 (noun)
Sense 4 (noun)
Usage examples for chaste:
- The poetry of the earlier writers had dwelt upon the power of love, their muse was modest and chaste, a " rose of Sharon," a " lily of the valleys." - "Jewish Literature and Other Essays", Gustav Karpeles.
- That point properly attended to, everything that formerly had been regarded as wrong and impure for the parties became rightful and chaste. - "Equality", Edward Bellamy.
- " Well, Carus," he said, smilingly approaching me, " did you heed those chaste instructions I gave concerning the phantom Kissing- Bridge?" - "The Reckoning", Robert W. Chambers.