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purity

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noun pu·ri·ty \ˈpyu̇r-ə-tē\

Simple Definition of purity

  • : lack of dirty or harmful substances

  • : lack of guilt or evil thoughts

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of purity

  1. 1 :  the quality or state of being pure

  2. 2 :  saturation 4a

Examples of purity in a sentence

  1. <struggling to live a life of purity while surrounded by wickedness>



Origin and Etymology of purity

Middle English purete, from Anglo-French purité, from Late Latin puritat-, puritas, from Latin purus pure


First Known Use: 13th century


PURITY Defined for Kids

purity

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noun pu·ri·ty \ˈpyu̇r-ə-tē\

Definition of purity for Students

  1. 1 :  freedom from dirt or impurities

  2. 2 :  freedom from sin or guilt




Medical Dictionary

purity

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noun pu·ri·ty \ˈpyu̇r-ət-ē\

Medical Definition of purity

  1. :  the quality or state of being pure





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