Definition of 'chastity'
Example sentences containing 'chastity'
These examples have been automatically selected and may contain sensitive content. Read more…
The monks also take vows of poverty, chastity and obedience. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There is evidently something about a life of poverty and chastity that appeals. Times, Sunday Times (2015)This mask is as barbaric as the chastity belt. The Sun (2013)The second is a highly effective silk chastity belt. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It is like a chastity belt in alloy wheels. The Sun (2007)Then they would take their vows of poverty, chastity and obedience. EMOTIONAL ROLLERCOASTER: A Journey Through the Science of Feelings (2005)They took vows of chastity, poverty and obedience but ended up extraordinarily rich. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Or maybe the concept of a glass ceiling is as old-fashioned as a chastity belt. Times, Sunday Times (2008)But don't say yes to a chastity belt. The Sun (2009)But still it all feels a bit unnecessary, like opting to wear a chastity belt or eat spam. Times, Sunday Times (2014)THE case of the banned chastity ring is an absurd waste of time, money and effort. The Sun (2007)We agreed I can remove the chastity belt once a month. The Sun (2016)A cumbersome, antique chastity belt perhaps? The Sun (2008)They have taken vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience. Christianity Today (2000)I HAVE been wearing a chastity belt as a way of coping with my frustration. The Sun (2016)
Trends of 'chastity'
Used Occasionally. chastity is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
View usage for:
Definition of chastity from the Collins English Dictionary
The language of love: 5 ways to express your love on Valentine’s Day
Part One: Unlocking Mandarin with Paul Noble
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.