What does purity mean?

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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


  1. puritynoun

    The state or degree of being pure.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Puritynoun

    Etymology: puritè, Fr. puritas, Lat.

    Her urn
    Pours streams select, and purity of waters. Matthew Prior.

    From the body’s purity, the mind
    Receives a secret aid. James Thomson, Summer.

    Death sets us safely on shore in our long-expected Canaan, where there are no temptations, no danger of falling, but eternal purity and immortal joys secure our innocence and happiness for ever. William Wake, Preparation for Death.

    Could I come to her with any detection in my hand, I could drive her then from the ward of her purity, her reputation, and her marriage vow. William Shakespeare, Merry Wives of Windsor.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Puritynoun

    the condition of being pure

  2. Puritynoun

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

  3. Puritynoun

    cleanness; freedom from foulness or dirt

  4. Puritynoun

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

  5. Puritynoun

    freedom from any sinister or improper motives or views

  6. Puritynoun

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

  7. 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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  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. Jerry Klein:

    The use of CBD in treating anxiety is anecdotal as there is no scientific data on its correct dose for dogs or its effects. Additionally, CBD products are not yet regulated — meaning consistency and purity are not always validated, your veterinarian can help you determine if CBD oil might be a good treatment for your dog's anxiety, as well as discuss different products, possible side effects and risks.

  2. Ted Cruz:

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

  3. Pramila Jayapal:

    We have to be able to say this is what Congressional Progressive Caucus stands for, this is what we're fighting for, this is not a litmus test, this is not a purity test, but we do want people to generally be in line with the caucus on votes.

  4. Ehsan Sehgal:

    Lack of moral purity and benevolence in thoughts reflect human's devilishness; thus, such ones, who carry the beard on their Face and Paternoster in their hands; indeed, they pretend. Consequently, the prayers of those also stay on selfishness and become ineffective too.

  5. Siddharth Astir:

    Purity is the immunity against the barriers between your heart and your expressions.

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