Origin of chastity
Related formsnon·chas·ti·ty, noun
Examples from the Web for chastity
Okay, but still, “Homosexual persons are called to chastity.”Catholic University’s Harvey Milk Ban Reflects A Church In Transition|Jay Michaelson|October 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
If women attend games he said, there could be no guarantees that hejab or chastity would be properly observed or respected.
All of these individuals take vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience, and live together in community.A Prominent Jesuit Talks About the Order’s First Pope|Abby Haglage|March 14, 2013|DAILY BEAST
She appears to be, on the surface, a paragon of chastity and virtue.Taylor Swift Is Badass and So Is Her Record-Breaking Album, ‘Red’|Marlow Stern|November 2, 2012|DAILY BEAST
So Chaz—whether when he was a lesbian as Chastity or a man as Chaz—is fat.Billy Sammeth, the Manager Fired by Cher and Joan Rivers, Tells His Side of the Story|Kevin Sessums|February 14, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The virtues of woman are these: chastity, regard for her own honour, and a modest manner of life.
From that time the bridegroom has leave to visit his bride, if he engages not to take away her chastity.The History of Prostitution|William W. Sanger
Have a few short days sufficed to undo and render as naught the purity—the chastity of years?The Mysteries of London, v. 1/4|George W. M. Reynolds
He terms the body "holy" when it is chaste, chastity being, in God's sight, equivalent to holiness.Epistle Sermons, Vol. II|Martin Luther
On the contrary, chastity was a pre-eminent virtue of the samurai woman, held above life itself.Bushido, the Soul of Japan|Inazo Nitob