- A virgin is an example of chastity.
- Faithful married couples are examples of chastity.
- sexual abstinence; celibacy
- decency or modesty
- simplicity of style
Origin of chastityMiddle English chastite ; from Old French chastete ; from Classical Latin castitas: see chaste
Origin of chastityMiddle English chastite, from Old French chastete, from Latin castit&amacron;s, from castus, pure; see chaste.
From Old French chastete.
- (rare) A female given name from the virtue chastity.