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chasteness ‎(usually uncountable, plural chastenesses)

  1. The state of being chaste; chastity
    • 1805 Emily Clark - The banks of the Douro
      The chasteness of her dress made her appear the allusive semblance of Purity itself
    • 2005 Gocha R. Tsetskhladze - Ancient West & East
      Livia's public image and her statues portrayed her as one imbued with the qualities of moral chasteness and matronly respectability