What does purity mean?

Definitions for purityˈpyʊər ɪ ti

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word purity.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. purity, pureness(noun)

    being undiluted or unmixed with extraneous material

  2. purity, pureness, sinlessness, innocence, whiteness(noun)

    the state of being unsullied by sin or moral wrong; lacking a knowledge of evil

  3. honor, honour, purity, pureness(noun)

    a woman's virtue or chastity

Wiktionary

  1. purity(Noun)

    The state or degree of being pure.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Purity(noun)

    the condition of being pure

  2. Purity(noun)

    freedom from foreign admixture or deleterious matter; as, the purity of water, of wine, of drugs, of metals

  3. Purity(noun)

    cleanness; freedom from foulness or dirt

  4. Purity(noun)

    freedom from guilt or the defilement of sin; innocence; chastity; as, purity of heart or of life

  5. Purity(noun)

    freedom from any sinister or improper motives or views

  6. Purity(noun)

    freedom from foreign idioms, or from barbarous or improper words or phrases; as, purity of style

  7. Origin: [OE. purete, purte, OF. purt, F. puret, from L. puritas, fr. purus pure. See Pure.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Purity

    pūr′i-ti, n. condition of being pure: freedom from mixture of any kind: freedom from sin or defilement: chastity: sincerity: freedom from foreign or improper idioms or words.

The Roycroft Dictionary

  1. purity

    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.)

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of purity in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of purity in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Michelle Christensen:

    We tried to keep the purity of the original NSX.

  2. Ted Cruz:

    I speak to members of my own party in asking that you do not place purity ahead of unity.

  3. Margaret Fuller:

    It is astonishing what force, purity, and wisdom it requires for a human being to keep clear of falsehoods.

  4. Chairman Jeff Immelt:

    Good GE jobs in the United States will be moved to Canada and Europe. That's a mighty high price to pay for ideological purity.

  5. Ralph Waldo Emerson:

    When a whole nation is roaring Patriotism at the top of its voice, I am fain to explore the cleanness of its hands and purity of its heart.

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