The view of sex that most religions take is not that it's evil, but that it belongs within the confines of marriage. Thus, chastity is not a refusal to engage in sex, but a refusal to engage in sex outside marriage. A woman who practicies chastity has sex with her husband only; a woman who practices celibacy does not have sex. To be chaste is to bring the sexual urges under the dominion of your faith, not to merely deny them. People following an abstinence program (properly!) would be practicing chastity.
Sadly, there are far more public examples of people claiming to practice chastity who have failed, than of people who actually have held true to their principles; plus, proving that someone has done something is always easier than proving that someone HASN'T done something. Any person who abstains from sex before being married and avoids adultery while married would be said to practice chastity.
by balrogthane August 12, 2009
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Contrary to popular belief, chastity is more than just abstinence. It's choosing NOT to have sex because you recognize the *value* of your own sexuality.
Chatsity is very favored by the Catholic church.
by kimmie-kisses July 14, 2005
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abstinence, or just not having sex. usually until you're married.
by etchasketch October 28, 2003
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A sexy ass girl with a real bad attitude, crazy ass sex drive, everybody knows about her whether they want to or not, a real heartbreak kid! Normally either loved or hated.
Who's going to the party?
Chastity and her friends
Yes! maybe i'll get her number
by darion shawns December 23, 2016
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The most unnatural of sexual perversions - Aldous Huxley
Chastity defeats the purpose of the both sex's reproductive organs. Why the hell do you think you have them ? to play with ?

compare: abstinence
synonym: frigid
antonym: paris hilton, pornstar
by beckhendrix February 2, 2007
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chastity is not to be taken in a literal way. used to describe someone who's actions do not exceed to another's expectations. to be 'soft' or a 'pussy'
" we've never kissed yet "
by yamadang May 4, 2009
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a funny joke created by a Catholic priest while he was surrounded by underage schoolgirls back in the day in England or some shit

used by the church today to make horny people feel guilty for getting down with each other
we will DEFINITELY end up in heaven if we practice chastity, it makes SO MUCH sense, duh!
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