[ uhn-cheyst ]
/ ʌnˈtʃeɪst /


not chaste; not virtuous; not pure: an unchaste woman.
characterized by sexual suggestiveness, transgression, or excess; lascivious; bawdy: an unchaste exhibition.

Nearby words

  1. uncharge,
  2. uncharged,
  3. uncharitable,
  4. uncharted,
  5. unchartered,
  6. unchastely,
  7. unchecked,
  8. unchic,
  9. unchivalrous,
  10. unchoke

Origin of unchaste

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400; see origin at un-1, chaste

Related formsun·chaste·ly, adverbun·chaste·ness, un·chas·ti·ty [uhn-chas-ti-tee] /ʌnˈtʃæs tɪ ti/, noun

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Word Origin and History for unchaste



late 14c., from un- (1) "not" + chaste.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper