Definitions for purityˈpyʊər ɪ ti
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
pu•ri•tyˈpyʊər ɪ ti(n.)
the condition or quality of being pure; freedom from anything that contaminates, pollutes, etc.
freedom from any admixture or modifying addition.
freedom from guilt or evil; innocence.
freedom from foreign or inappropriate elements; careful correctness:
purity of expression.
the chroma, saturation, or degree of freedom from white of a given color.
being undiluted or unmixed with extraneous material
purity, pureness, sinlessness, innocence, whiteness(noun)
the state of being unsullied by sin or moral wrong; lacking a knowledge of evil
honor, honour, purity, pureness(noun)
a woman's virtue or chastity
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
purity(noun)ˈpyʊər ɪ ti
the purity of the air; the purity of her intentions
The state or degree of being pure.
the condition of being pure
freedom from foreign admixture or deleterious matter; as, the purity of water, of wine, of drugs, of metals
cleanness; freedom from foulness or dirt
freedom from guilt or the defilement of sin; innocence; chastity; as, purity of heart or of life
freedom from any sinister or improper motives or views
freedom from foreign idioms, or from barbarous or improper words or phrases; as, purity of style
The Roycroft Dictionary
1. A rapt, interested and ecstatic aloofness toward natural processes. 2. A sewerage system that carries off everything, leaving the soul perfectly bald. 3. A condition of the mind that causes one to snoop around in garbage-dumps and start a league. 4. A plan of teaching things to children in which they are not interested. 5. An ethereal nose giving the miraculous power of sensing the lavatory in the Elysian Fields before it smells the flowers. (There is purity of mind, purity of body and purity of speech. Any one person endowed with all three of these modes or purity is blessed, elect, saved, or otherwise atrophied and pickled.)
Translations for purity
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
- نَقاء، نَقاوَه، صَفاء، خُلوص، طَهارَهArabic
- purezaPortuguese (BR)
- die ReinheitGerman
- αγνότητα, καθαρότηταGreek
- خلوص؛ پاکیFarsi
- शुद्धता, पवित्रताHindi
- tīrība; skaidrībaLatvian
- خلوص؛ پاکیPersian
- پاكى ، صفايىPashto
- čistota, rýdzosťSlovak
- 純凈Chinese (Trad.)
- чистота; непорочністьUkrainian
- nguyên chấtVietnamese
- 纯净Chinese (Simp.)
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