Definition of Purity

1. Noun. Being undiluted or unmixed with extraneous material.

Exact synonyms: Pureness
Generic synonyms: Condition, Status
Specialized synonyms: Plainness
Attributes: Pure, Impure
Derivative terms: Pure, Pure, Pure, Purify
Antonyms: Impurity



2. Noun. The state of being unsullied by sin or moral wrong; lacking a knowledge of evil.
Exact synonyms: Innocence, Pureness, Sinlessness, Whiteness
Generic synonyms: Condition, Status
Specialized synonyms: Cleanness
Derivative terms: Innocent, Pure, Pure, Pure, Purify, Sinless, White

3. Noun. A woman's virtue or chastity.
Exact synonyms: Honor, Honour, Pureness
Generic synonyms: Chastity, Sexual Morality, Virtue
Derivative terms: Pure, Pure

Definition of Purity

1. n. The condition of being pure.

Definition of Purity

1. Noun. The state or degree of being pure. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Purity

1. the quality of being pure [n -TIES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Purity

puristic
puristical
puristically
purists
puritanic
puritanical
puritanically
puritanisms
puritanize
puritanized
puritanizes
puritanizing
puritans
purities
purity (current term)
purity rings
purl
purl stitch
purled
purler
purlers
purlicue
purlicued
purlicues
purlieu
purlieus
purlieux
purlin

Literary usage of Purity

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1. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1908)
"purity AND VOLATILITY OF PRECIPITATED ANTIMONY SULPHIDE. ... purity. (i) As a preliminary experiment in the investigation of the purity of the precipitated ..."

2. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1874)
"The process of manufacture is one which requires great care; and it seems thnt it is at least difficult to insure the purity of chloral, if made in large ..."

3. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1909)
"and since this being is regarded as ethical in essence, the conception of holiness is that of ethical purity. When, then, in Amos iv. ..."

4. The World's Congress of Representative Women: A Historical Résumé for by May Wright Sewall (1894)
"The National Christian League for the Promotion of Social purity was ... The league aims to establish a single standard of purity, or to secure the same ..."

5. Publications by Oriental Translation Fund (1843)
"The reputation of continence and purity prevails in favor of those who are called after Rama ; whilst those who take their title from Krishna are ill-famed ..."

6. The North American Review by Making of America Project, Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge (1826)
"The Constitution of the Reformed Society of Israelites, for promoting true Principles of Judaism according to its purity and Spirit. Founded in Charleston. ..."

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