unchasteness

unchasteness

(ʌnˈtʃeɪstnəs) or

unchastity

n
1. lack of chastity
2. the quality or condition of being unchaste or impure
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Thus, she could both sanctify the products of her talent and pre-emptively protect herself from accusations of immorality or unchasteness.