What does purity mean?

Definitions for purity
ˈpyʊər ɪ tipu·ri·ty

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. purity, purenessnoun

    being undiluted or unmixed with extraneous material

  2. purity, pureness, sinlessness, innocence, whitenessnoun

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

  3. honor, honour, purity, purenessnoun

    a woman's virtue or chastity

Wiktionary

  1. puritynoun

    The state or degree of being pure.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Puritynoun

    the condition of being pure

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

  2. Puritynoun

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

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

  3. Puritynoun

    cleanness; freedom from foulness or dirt

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

  4. Puritynoun

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

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

  5. Puritynoun

    freedom from any sinister or improper motives or views

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

  6. Puritynoun

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

    Etymology: [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.)

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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

Examples of purity in a Sentence

  1. Richard Moss, M.D.:

    The greatest gift you can give another is the purity of your attention.

  2. Mitch Daniels:

    Indiana Republican Sen. Mike Braun embodied all we can hope for in our leaders : brilliance of mind, purity of motive, stainless in character, tireless in the pursuit of duty. Incomparably knowledgeable about the world, Indiana Republican Sen. Mike Braun was first and always a patriot, utterly dedicated to the security and wellbeing of Indiana Republican Sen. Mike Braun fellow Americans, indiana Republican Sen. Mike Braun voice is now silent, but Indiana Republican Sen. Mike Braun is still with us. Indianapolis is a thriving and vibrant city because of Indiana Republican Sen. Mike Braun. The world is safer from nuclear danger because of Indiana Republican Sen. Mike Braun. And so many of us, while falling far short of the standards Indiana Republican Sen. Mike Braun set, are vastly better people because of Indiana Republican Sen. Mike Braun.

  3. David Payne:

    Poe’s departure is a sign that Freedom Caucus needs to shift gears into a legislative mode, they’ve proven they can be a purity check. Now, they ’ll need to prove that they’re a legislative force.

  4. John Hickenlooper:

    This is all through collaboration, business and nonprofits. It's Republicans and Democrats. Getting everybody to work. And I think that message that we can achieve progressive goals without this very ideological purity, I think that's a message that people have to hear.

  5. Ehsan Sehgal:

    Exciting weapons, such as beauty and sex are useless, and meaningless for those people who enjoy the clean, glorious, and loving character in the concept of purity and spiritual form.

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