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adj. un·chast·er, un·chast·est
Not chaste.

un·chaste′ly adv.
un·chas′ti·ty (-chăs′tĭ-tē) n.
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But the violation of marriage, or any other unchastity, was never heard of; and the married pair pass their lives with the same friendship and mutual benevolence, that they bear to all others of the same species who come in their way, without jealousy, fondness, quarrelling, or discontent.
Unchastity and infidelity were as confused to him as to the Middle Ages, his only moral teacher.
These sins are: Covetousness, Unchastity, Anger, Gluttony, Envy, Sloth, and, chief of all, Pride, the earliest of all, through which Lucifer was moved to his fatal rebellion against God, whence spring all human ills.
It would excuse theft in Washingtons and Wellingtons, and unchastity in women as well.
But the convicted party faces a longer jail term of up to seven years if the threat causes death or grievous hurt, the destruction of any property by fire, or causes an offence punishable with death or imprisonment, or to impute unchastity to a woman.
Second, an imputation of unchastity cannot serve as the basis for defamation per se because unchastity has traditionally been used only for heterosexual women and has fallen out of favor even in respect to them.
Verse 31-32: "It was also said, 'Whoever divorces his wife, let him give her a certificate of divorce.' But I say to you that anyone who divorces his wife, except on the ground of unchastity, causes her to commit adultery; and whoever marries a divorced woman commits adultery."
The Qur'an strongly emphasises the protection of women's reputation and condemns men to be severely punished if they falsely accuse a woman of unchastity:
38, [section] 471, which makes it a crime to exhibit in any public place any publication which "portrays depravity, criminality, unchastity, or lack of virtue of a class of citizens, of any race, color, creed or religion" which "exposes the citizens of any race, color, creed or religion to contempt, derision, or obloquy." Disponivel em: < https://supreme.justia.com/cases/federal/us/343/250/case.html>.
"Amazons," learned independent women, made men nervous and were suspected of sexual unchastity. Women were not to aspire for higher learning, nor were Protestant women to seek the path of being mystics or visionaries, unlike their visionary medieval foremothers who had produced an abundance of theological texts.
As the stage shifts from Venice to Cyprus, other than the fear of miscegenation, we find two more spreading plagues that afflict the enclosed and claustrophobic Cypriot community--Iago's slander and Venetian women's alleged unchastity Even though early modern English people imagined the island as the origin of the pestilence, as the narrative approaches its spatial origin, quite oddly enough, the plague becomes a more mercurial and metaphoric entity.
It should be noted that this case was decided under now-abandoned common law principles that drew distinctions between libel and slander, and the case held that a slanderous communication regarding female homosexuality was actionable per se (without requiring special proof of damage) as an imputation of unchastity in a woman.