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chastity

Sexology An abstinence from unlawful sexual activity, either outside or inside marriage; total abstinence, celibacy. See Celibacy.
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These ceremonies--in which women essentially "marry" their fathers (until their wedding day, when they are given away), sign chastity pledges, and accept rings or other jewelry that literally marks their body as property--situate women and their bodies in a model of sexual commerce.
Martins urged Nigerians to pray for God's mercy so that both the young and the old would be able to uphold chastity and practise obedience at the expense of nudity.
Efallai i chi weld Chastity ar rhaglen Jools Holland yn ddiweddar.
Harold Senkbeil, professor at Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, Indiana, gives this definition of chastity: "Chastity means to use the sexual drive for the glory and honor of God and the benefit of my neighbor."
"In the case of virgins leading lives in the world it is required that they have never celebrated marriage and that they have not publicly or manifestly lived in a state contrary to chastity."
Persistent prankster David Sayer, centre with the chastity belt, and friends
He wrote: As I'm becoming involved in a lot of organizations in the Metro to spread awareness about this illness, I do agree with you, Father, that the real solution to AIDS is attitude toward chastity and to go back to Him, referring to God, with whom he said he reconciled through confession, and since then he decided to abstain.
She reacts even more forcefully to Angelo's extralegal proposition that she "fetch [her] brother from the manacles / Of the all-binding law" (2.4.93-94) by "lay[ing] down the treasures of [her] body" (2.4.96), a logic that adequates her chastity, now objectified as treasure, with her brother's life.
Jason Evert runs an outfit called Chastity Project, which seeks to convince women not to use birth-control pills.
He argues that both marriage and consecrated religious life are "domestic practices of being consecrated and conformed to Christ" that should be animated by the evangelical virtues of poverty, chastity, and obedience (34).
One of the 11-year-old victims identified as Chastity Mirabilis, died after they were subjected to brutal physical maltreatment by police officers who rounded them up as part of a citywide drive to take vagrants off the streets.
CHASTITY BELT - TIME TO GO HOME LOOK elsewhere for your conformity.