English to Afrikaans Meaning :: chastity

Chastity :
kuisheid
- kuisheid
 

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Noun(1) abstaining from sexual relations (as because of religious vows(2) morality with respect to sexual relations

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(1) It is mystical and ascetic, with the sisters observing vows of poverty, chastity and silence.(2) The biblical virtues of modesty, chivalry, chastity and fidelity are ignored.(3) For the early Christian writers the tree has even become the symbol of chastity .(4) vows of chastity(5) Mr Cousins sees in this the disorderly, self-defeating aspects of both sexual desire and chastity .(6) You owe him civil behavior, consideration, and decorum, not a vow of chastity .(7) Programs are screened for scenes that contradict the codes of sexual chastity and religious observance.(8) When Christianity took over, the veil was changed to represent chastity and modesty.(9) Religion is an intensely personal matter and is as sacrosanct as chastity .(10) The authors also fail to understand that for Jesuits chastity is a way of relating to God, not just to other people.(11) What he counsels as the proper Christian behavior for them is chastity .(12) Girls are expected to display a number of feminine virtues, particularly modesty and chastity .(13) During that period, a woman was more concerned with preserving her chastity than with saving her life.(14) Horrified and overcome by guilt, Kate prays constantly for forgiveness and chastity .(15) Male and female members of religious orders took a vow of chastity and ordained priests were obligated to celibacy.(16) In 1534 they all swore an oath of poverty, chastity and obedience to the pope.
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(1) chastity belt ::
chastity belt
Synonyms
Noun
1. celibacy ::
selibaatheid
2. virtue ::
uit hoofde
Antonyms
1. unchastity ::
onkuisheid
Different Forms
chastity
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