unchastity

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From un- +‎ chastity.

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unchastity (uncountable)

  1. The quality or state of being unchaste; lewdness; sexual impropriety.
    • 2012, Faramerz Dabhoiwala, The Origins of Sex, Penguin 2013, p. 31:
      Unchastity had to be penalized because, as the Bible showed, it was highly offensive to God.

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