Definition of chasteness in US English:

chasteness

noun

  • See chaste

    • ‘Her chasteness was somehow the outward proof, the external manifestation, of a potential for sexual abandon all the more alluring for being hidden, invisible.’
    • ‘There was a streak of the carnal in her; a passion that seemed to slip from beneath the chasteness imposed by the convent.’
    • ‘Three women holding bands, entwining, have the chasteness of young girls frolicking on a beach.’
    • ‘The passage has an almost classical chasteness.’

Pronunciation

chasteness

/ˈCHās(t)nəs//ˈtʃeɪs(t)nəs/