Simple Definition of impurity
: the quality or state of being impure
: an unwanted substance that is found in something else and that prevents it from being pure
Full Definition of impurity
1 : something that is impure or makes something else impure <removing impurities from water>
2 : the quality or state of being impure
Examples of impurity
the impurity of the water
The syrup is strained to remove impurities.
The water is free of impurities.
First Known Use of impurity
Medical Definition of impurity
: something that is impure or makes something else impure
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