One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘the dress gave her a look of chaste girlhood’
virginal, virgin, intact, maidenly, maiden, unmarried, unwed
celibate, abstinent, self-restrained, self-denying, nunlike
innocent, pure, pure as the driven snow, guiltless, sinless, free of sin, uncorrupted, incorrupt, uncontaminated, undefiled, unsullied
virtuous, good, decent, moral, proper, decorous, demure, modest, wholesome, upright
informal squeaky clean
2‘he gave her a chaste kiss on the cheek’
non-sexual, friendly, platonic, innocent
3‘the dark, chaste interior was lightened by tilework’
plain, simple, bare, unadorned, undecorated, unornamented, unembellished, restrained, unaffected, unpretentious, unfussy, uncluttered, functional, without frills, spartan, austere, ascetic, monastic
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